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Infectious Myth – Dr. Remington Nevin on dangers of the malaria drug Mefloquine – 07.28.15

In episode 67 David interviews Dr. Remington Nevin about the controversial anti-malarial drug mefloquine that for decades was given to soldiers in the US and other militaries because of its ability to kill the malaria parasite, despite knowledge of its toxicity. Mefloquine is a member of the Quinoline family of drugs, several of which have psychiatric side effects, but Mefloquine became …