samedi 1 janvier 2011

Birth defects in FALLUJAH linked to US assault

1 January 2011

Birth Defects In Fallujah Linked To US assault

By Samira Alaani, Mozhgan Savabieasfahani ,
Mohammad Tafash & Paola Manduca

Since 2003, congenital malformations have increased to account for 15% of all births in Fallujah, Iraq. Congenital heart defects have the highest incidence, followed by neural tube defects. Similar birth defects were reported in other populations exposed to war contaminants. While the causes of increased prevalence of birth defects are under investigation, we opted to release this communication to contribute to exploration of these issues- The Report in PDF

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