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February 7, 1991 | ROBERT STEINBROOK, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Since Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, soldiers have devastated the nation's sophisticated health-care system--plundering medical equipment, closing maternity wards and converting hospital wards into living quarters. Soldiers have removed patients from ambulances and positioned themselves around hospitals, in some instances interviewing each person who entered and turning away some Kuwaitis.
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February 7, 1991 | ROBERT STEINBROOK, TIMES MEDICAL WRITER
Since Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, soldiers have devastated the nation's sophisticated health-care system--plundering medical equipment, closing maternity wards and converting hospital wards into living quarters. Soldiers have removed patients from ambulances and positioned themselves around hospitals, in some instances interviewing each person who entered and turning away some Kuwaitis.
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February 26, 1991 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As much as 25% of Kuwait's civilian population may be dead, injured or suffering from such diseases as cholera and dysentery by the time the country is free of Iraqi troops, U.S. Army analysts predict. The analysis, contained in a detailed report prepared by Army civil affairs units to guide allied forces that will occupy Kuwait, paints a picture of a ravaged country whose capital city could be virtually razed if Iraqi defenders put up a fight against allied troops.
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