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a 20-year-old Marine, had been dealing with two potentially life-threatening conditions at once -- a recent onset of acute leukemia and a blooming infection from a smallpox vaccination. He was that unlucky one-in-a-million case, his doctors said, but one they hoped would end well.
Originally posted by mikerussellus
On my end I've heard several stories similar, concerning the first Gulf war, and the anthrax vaccination program that they said was fine but stopped suddenly for "no speccified reason".
After I left Abbott labs went to work for a while at Lackland AFB where we did work with terminal cancer patients. You have no idea the rights you give up when you enlist, and the things they are allowed to do.
Not to sound melodramatic, for the most part, the things they do are in the best interest of the individual, but where the military is involved kinda bypasses the FDA guidelines and strict regulations.