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  2. Aug 9, 2019
Doctors Ask DoD to Investigate Naval Medical Center Portsmouth’s Live Animal Use

PORTSMOUTH, Va.—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit with more than 12,000 doctor members, has filed a petition for enforcement with the Department of Defense (DoD), requesting that the DoD immediately investigate the use of live animals in medical training occurring at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP).