Some infectious diseases are also included as Gulf War illnesses, also known as Gulf War syndrome, for the veterans who served in the specified time. These include bucellosis, campylobacter jejuni, coxialla burnetii, malaria, mycobacterium tuberculosis, nontyphoid salmonella, shigella, visceral leishmaniasis and West Nile virus.
the cause is still not known, research shows it is primarily neurological and there is a possible
link to hazardous exposures during service time. Gulf War illnesses
also occur among veterans from the UK, Australia, Canada and Denmark
who served in Southwest Asia.
What are Gulf War illness symptoms?
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