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Gulf War: MOD letter to Powell ("BW Immunisation Policy") [two out of three batches of Anthrax vaccine awarded a product licence; start of a phased programme to immunise military personnel and civilians in direct support; routine briefing to the press on the CBW threat and the countermeasures available"] [declassified Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3440 f101
Editorial comments:

The public presentation about BW immunisation in bull points and the copy of the message to the Prince Sultan addressing the Saudi requests for doses of the Anthrax vaccine follow the letter. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3440.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: Health policy, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Defence (general), Defence (Gulf War, 1990-91)