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MPs: Anti-malarial drug should be last resort for troops

A group of MPs says the Ministry of Defence is failing in its duty of care to British troops by prescribing them the anti-malarial drug Lariam without proper health checks.

A report by the Defence Select Committee says the drug, which can cause side effects including depression, should be used only as a last resort.

Sima Kotecha reports.

  • 24 May 2016
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