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IMEG report on infectious diseases and sequelae in recent deployed service

Independent Medical Expert Group report on the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) approach to febrile illness and their sequelae.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Following several claims for deployment related febrile illness and their sequelae, IMEG was asked by the minister to investigate and report on the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) approach to these disorders, with a particular focus on Q fever and post Q fever fatigue syndrome (QFS).

This short report was informed by literature search and discussion with relevant military and civilian experts.

Published 2 June 2014