More than 100 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran strike
- Iran launched a missile attack on a U.S base in Iraq in January.
- It is being reported, that the attack has resulted in 109 cases of traumatic brain injuries in U.S Service members.
- President Trump previously said that no one was seriously hurt from the attack.
- 76 of the diagnosed soldiers have returned to duty.
- 200 people who were in the bomb zone were tested for Traumatic Brain Injuries.
- Troops were evacuated and treated in Germany and Kuwait.
- No U.S Soldiers were immediately physically harmed or killed in the attack.
- The attack was revenge for the U.S killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
- 10 Missiles hit the base.
- Some speculate that an increasing count of Traumatic Brain Injury would force a U.S retaliation.
- 3 million Traumatic Brain Injuries were reported in the U.S in 2014.
- Traumatic Brain Injuries can lead to headaches, dizziness, light sensitivity, nausea.
- Psychological effects include depression, PTSD, anxiety.
- Traumatic Brain Injuries can lead to Alzheimers Disease, dementia, seizures, and cranial nerve injury.
- Since the year 2000 at least 408 000 U.S servicemen have been diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury.