The Drug That Can Make You Kill, A common malaria drug has been linked to murders and suicides, Martha Rosenberg, March, 26, 2014
Wired Science, A Gruesome War Crime Renews Concerns About a Malaria Drug’s Psychiatric Side Effects, Aug 15, 2013
Tragic death of Oxford astrophysicist, Chemistry World, Dec. 12, 2012
Outside Magazine, Bad Trip: Could the antimalaria drug Lariam be as risky for you as the disease it’s made to treat? And why are we still taking it? Jordan Campbell, Dec. 15, 2008.
Climbing Magazine, The Noir of Thalay Sagar: a 16-year expedition into darkness, by Jordan Campbell, October 2008Noir of Thalay Sagar-2
A Nightmare in Tourist Paradise
By Christian Egg, Gesundheitstipp magazine, July/August 2007
Hidden Dangers: Drug risks the system missed: twelve relatively common drugs CR identified as having known or suspected serious risks that were undetected or underestimated when the FDA approved them, Consumer Reports, Jan 2006. [Mefloquine is on the list.]
Chemical Casualties, by Joel Warner, Boulder Weekly, February 17, 2005. Colorado soldiers Andrew Pogany and Bill Howell were devastated by Operation Iraqi Freedom. What caused the damage?
Worry spreads over drugs given to troops, Seth Hettena, AP, February 13, 2005.
Dangerous Side Effects by Jill Kramer, Pacific Sun, August 2004
“Editorial/Opinion: Drug used in malaria fight deserves closer scrutiny” USA Today, March 8, 2004
“FDA requires warnings on antimalaria drug Lariam.” Consumer Reports, January 2004
“The Dark Side of Lariam.” “Jane Daehler took Lariam and within days became psychotic….” 60 Minutes II, CBS TV News, January 29, 2003
“It’s not a benign drug- it has ruined my life” The Guardian, October 24, 2002
Wall Street Journal A6 – 4 Sept 2002 – Lariam Side Effects Safety Issues Wall Street Journal Online, September 4, 2002
Consumer Reports, ConsumerReports – March 2002 – Dangers of malaria drugs March 2002. “The most-prescribed malaria drug could produce psychiatric side effects in more than one-quarter of all travelers who take it.”
Field Notes From Author Philip Caputo, National Geographic Magazine, 2002
UPI investigative series – a premiere, award-winning investigative series on Lariam by Dan Olmsted and Mark Benjamin – more than 40 stories published between May 2002 and 2005. The series covers Lariam and suicide, the Peace Corps, the murder/suicides at Ft Bragg, Lariam and brain damage, Lariam in Afghanistan and Iraq, and more.
Fly in the Ointment
By Lynn Eaton, The Sunday Times Magazine [London], 10 May 1998