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Iraq / Raids & Attacks / Mystery Illness #734249

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The attacks on US soldiers in Iraq carrying out raids against Saddam Hussein loyalists reported; scenes shown of soldiers on patrol.

(New York: Claire Shipman) The investigation of a mystery illness affecting some American soldiers examined; photos shown of Josh Neusche, who died of pneumonia. [Father Mark NEUSCHE†- wonders about his son's health & why he dropped so fast.] [Army Surgeon General's office Col. Robert DEFRAITES†- says the first fatal case got our attention.] The Gulf War syndrome from the first war recalled.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Shipman, Claire

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