ANTI-MALARIA DRUG MEFLOQUIN BEING LINKED TO SGT. ROBERT BALES AFGHANISTAN RAMPAGE THAT LEFT 16 PEOPLE DEAD

While use of mefloquine is relatively common in the Middle East, it is not a first-line treatment and is not indicated for use by anyone with a history of brain injury or seizurePrevious issue: Bales had a history of brain trauma, which should have precluded his use of the controversial, yet widely used, antimalarial drug

Report to FDA links malaria drug to U.S. soldier’s brutal rampage in Afghanistan that left 16 civilians dead Continue reading