Vivid Dreams on Vimeo: After years of yearning to go to Africa, Joan’s three-month stint as a Peace Corps volunteer turns sour on Christmas Eve when she is ‘psychevac’d’ back to the states….[Joan was taking mefloquine.]
Many Peace Corps Vols have had toxic reactions to Lariam, and many RPCVs with Lariam toxicity are not aware that they qualify for Workers Compensation. Learn more here.
RPCV Patrick McClanahan’s mefloquine story, WHYY, Sept 12, 2012
Warnings about psychological side effects of malaria drug Lariam grow louder: Peace Corps, WHYYstory
Sept. 12, 2012