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VA Advisers Link Gulf War Illnesses to Neurotoxins

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Science  01 Oct 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5693, pp. 26-27
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5693.26a

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A panel of outside experts chosen by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has concluded that there is a "probable link" between neurotoxins such as sarin gas and the mysterious ailments that struck veterans of the 1990-91 Gulf War.