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Hundreds of Vietnam Veterans May Be Infected With a Slow-Killing Parasitic Worm: Study

Hundreds of Vietnam War veterans may have been infected with a slow-killing virus while fighting in southeast Asia decades ago, according to a new study.  Research commissioned by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in spring found a link between a rare form of cancer veterans have been diagnosed with and liver flukes—parasitic worms found in the rivers of Vietnam.  Read more...



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