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Mefloquine is already the Military’s “Hidden Epidemic” — new report reveals stunning facts


As more and more people are growing alarmed, we’re also seeing increasing advocacy for those suffering long-term from the toxic effects of mefloquine or Lariam as the preferred anti-malaria drug used by our military for more than 25 years. What a … Continue reading

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Why are our Canadian and American military continuing to issue dangerous anti-malaria drug to troops?


U.S. media is hammering at the unnecessary risks our troops handle in combat by dispensing the proven neurotoxic anti-malaria drug Lariam (or mefloquine) on deployment. It takes a gruesome massacre in Afghanistan to wake authorities and the media up to realize what … Continue reading

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