As of October 2022, the VA has expanded eligibility of the PACT act. See details from American Legion.
Despite great strides in Gulf War research, criteria, measures and terminology vary greatly between research communities. The GWI “Common Data Element” initiative aims to standardize language, share assessment instruments, and collaborate to improve study results across the field of GW research.
Read more about the creation and development of GWICTIC – the Gulf War Illness Clinical Trials and Interventions Consortium.