MPs may hold inquiry into safety of using antimalarial mefloquine in military.


Pressure is building to end the practice of routinely giving the antimalarial drugmefloquine (Lariam) to UKmilitary personnel and to investigate the drug’s safety. MPs on the parliamentary defence select committee sent a letter on 8 September to the defence secretary, Michael Fallon, asking whether he had plans to reassess the drug’s safety in the light of… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h4868


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