31 Oct 2018

WWI's health impacts felt for generations

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:22 pm on 31 October 2018

We're just starting to really understand the toll World War 1 had on the health of New Zealanders. Veterans kept dying after D-Day, from war wounds, psychological trauma, and other illnesses.

Professor Nick Wilson is one of a group of authors working on an Otago University study and talks to Jesse Mulligan about the conflict's very long, painful shadow.

The full report can be read here

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Photo: Courtesy of: Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. Reference Number: 1/2-013096G; Photographer: Henry Armytage Sanders.