TITLE

President Clinton extends commission's search for cause of Gulf War Illness

PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Jet;2/3/97, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that President Bill Clinton has extended the Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses for nine months. The findings of the Committee concerning Gulf War Syndrome.
ACCESSION #
9702060120

 

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