Sick Gulf war veterans in US to get disability payments

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 18 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1589
  1. J Roberts

    The US government says that it plans to pay former soldiers who say that they suffered illnesses as a result of their service in the Gulf war, thus ignoring the lack of medical evidence.

    Veterans Affairs secretary Jesse Brown, himself a disabled veteran of the Vietnam war, last week asked Congress for authority to provide disability payments for three years to sufferers of what has become called the “Gulf …

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