Epidemiology. Iraqi death estimates called too high; methods faulted.

@article{Bohannon2006EpidemiologyID,
  title={Epidemiology. Iraqi death estimates called too high; methods faulted.},
  author={John Bohannon},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={314 5798},
  pages={
          396-7
        }
}
Excerpt of news commentary: A new estimate of the number of Iraqis who have died as a consequence of the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003 has ignited a firestorm of its own. At 400,000 to 800,000 deaths, the new number is at least 10 times higher than estimates cited by the Iraqi government and U.S.-led coalition. U.S. President George W. Bush immediately dismissed the study, characterizing its methodology as "pretty well discredited." Other Administration officials charged that the study… CONTINUE READING
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