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Americans Doctors Secretly Treated Yushchenko

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Americans Doctors Secretly Treated Yushchenko

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Americans Doctors Secretly Treated Yushchenko

Americans Doctors Secretly Treated Yushchenko

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American doctors secretly traveled to Vienna last December to treat Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko. Yushchenko had suffered a mysterious illness, later determined to be dioxin poisoning. A U.S. government official said Yushchenko's family and doctor sought additional expertise, including specialists on bioterrorism.