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Vietnam and agent orange revisited

  • Alvin L. Young
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Keywords

Veteran Affair Dioxin TCDD Spina Bifida Porphyria Cutanea Tarda 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Science and Public PolicyUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA

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