'Gulf War Syndrome' cause?
November 15, 2000 6:58 AM   Subscribe

'Gulf War Syndrome' cause? An interesting potential link (via thewebtoday).
posted by Sean Meade (5 comments total)
Depleted uranium has been discussed as a possible cause since the beginning. The three top suspects have always been, roughly, a) Iraqi chemical weapons, b) depleted uranium in shells, c) vaccines and such given to American troops in case they encountered gas or bioweapons.
posted by dhartung at 8:48 AM on November 15, 2000

If a 'sevenfold increase in cancer' isn't enough for you, I don't know what is. Any government that uses these weapons should be charged with war crimes against humanity.
posted by Mr. skullhead at 10:49 AM on November 15, 2000

"Saddam Children's Hospital" somehow just sounds wrong.
posted by gyc at 11:19 AM on November 15, 2000

Didn't they use depeleted uranium when bombing Serbia too?
posted by lagado at 2:56 PM on November 15, 2000

lagado: yep.
posted by holgate at 9:17 PM on November 15, 2000

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