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US army investigates unrelated pneumonia cases in troops in Iraq

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 14 August 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:358
  1. Scott Gottlieb
  1. New York

    The US army is ruling out biological or chemical weapons as the source of a wave of cases of pneumonia among troops in Iraq, according to the Pentagon.

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    US troops before a raid in Iraq

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    From 1 March to 30 July about 100 cases of pneumonia were reported …

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