Online newspapers dating from vietnam war
Going Home Again (David Brooks, NY Times, 3-20-14).
Pictured, American and South Vietnam soldiers crossing a river during the war in 1963'We are taking this seriously,' said Curt Cashour, a spokesman with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Third row from left are Mike Brown, Paul Smith, Pete Harrison, Peter D. Black, Ricardo Ortiz Jr., Richard Anthony Munoz, Robert J. Of the 50 blood samples submitted, more than 20 percent came back positive or bordering positive for liver fluke antibodies, said Sung-Tae Hong, the tropical medicine specialist who carried out the tests at Seoul National University in South Korea. Brock, Thomas M'It was surprising,' he said, stressing the preliminary results could include false positives and that the research is ongoing.Half a century after serving in Vietnam, test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. Second row from left are James Vincent Kondreck, John J. Pictured, engineers from the 173rd Air Cavalry make their way through forest on Chu Phong mountain, in the Ida Drang Valley, Vietnam, 1965 Small pilot study comissioned by the VA found out of 50 veterans tested, 20 per cent were positive.The Department of Veterans Affairs this spring commissioned a small pilot study to look into the link between liver flukes ingested through raw or undercooked fish and a rare bile duct cancer. By then, patients are often in tremendous pain, with just a few months to live. Seen above, troops of the Ninth division wade through swamps and rivers south of Saigon in the summer of 1969, in the Delta area'I was in a state of shock,' he said.