US Army uncertain on malaria drug dangers

Oct. 4, 2002 at 3:09 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The Army this month wrote Congress that there is "sufficient evidence" to question the use of a controversial malaria drug called Lariam because it causes mental problems. But the letter to Rep. John McHugh, R-N.Y. said there is not enough evidence to stop using it.

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