UPDATE: U.S. Antarctic Program medical reviews, post Tropical Storm Harvey
September 8, 2017
U.S. Antarctic Program medical-review operations at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston have returned to near normal following a slowdown caused by Tropical Storm Harvey.
OPP does not expect to issue further updates on this situation.
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