Canadian soldiers allege anti-malaria medicine left them with intense rage, suicidal ideations

Canadian soldiers allege anti-malaria medicine left them with intense rage, suicidal ideations

Avery Haines, Investigative Correspondent, W5

KINGSTON, ONT. — Richard Schumann constantly desired to be considered a soldier.

Sitting inside the bungalow in Kingston, Ont., their eyes illuminate when sharing their memories to be a young son or daughter by having a fantasy.

“I think I became most likely about four to five. It had been constantly a desire mine to become listed on the army,” he said.

Schumann’s responses about their youth, their early job into the reserves after which their implementation to Afghanistan are careful I will take him to places he has spent the last decade trying to forget because he knows in this interview.

We came across Schumann last springtime at a city hall in Kingston, arranged by Toronto law practice, Howie, Sacks and Henry, that has launched unprecedented appropriate action from the Canadian federal federal government additionally the Department of National Defence.

The allegations: That soldiers in Somalia, Rwanda and Afghanistan were kept with severe and durable side-effects through the anti-malaria drug these were forced to just just take.

Mefloquine, offered beneath the manufacturer Lariam, had been considered cheaper and much more efficient since it just would have to be taken as soon as a instead of daily week. Continue reading “Canadian soldiers allege anti-malaria medicine left them with intense rage, suicidal ideations”