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Gulf War Syndrome

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGulf War SyndromeˌGulf ˈWar ˌSyndrome noun [uncountable]  one or more illnesses suffered by soldiers who fought in the Gulf War, which are believed to have been caused by chemicals or drugs used in the war. The most common illnesses are head pains, damage to the memory, and permanent tiredness, but there is disagreement among doctors about whether the disease really exists and whether people suffering from it should be given money by the government.
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