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Army To Provide Medical Care For Thousands Of Veterans Who Were Test Subjects

Veterans who were research subjects in chemical and biological testing from 1942 to 1975 can receive care, but critics say the service is still withholding details about the tests it conducted.

After thousands of U.S. veterans won a class action suit against the military over being used in chemical and biological testing, the Army says it will pay for their medical care. But the group's attorneys say the service is falling short of meeting its obligations and that it's withholding details veterans are seeking about what agents they were exposed to.

The Army says veterans can be treated for any injuries or diseases caused after the service used the soldiers as research subjects in the

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