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Payout For Former Soldier Afflicted By Life-Changing Disease After Army Medics 'Treated Him With Paracetamol'

Monday 3 July 2017


From the UK's ITV News:


Paracetamol tablets
Stock photo of Paracetamol tablets.
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Payout for former soldier afflicted by life-changing disease after army medics 'treated him with paracetamol'

30 June 2017
© Copyright ITV plc 2017

An experienced soldier from Merseyside struck down with a life-changing disease has been awarded compensation by the Ministry of Defence after army medics attempted to treat him with paracetamol.

The veteran, who served in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Sierra Leone during a 13-year career, has to undergo monthly hospital treatment as a result of contracting Q fever in Afghanistan in 2012.

The married father-of-one, who asked not to be named, said his physical and mental health has been significantly affected.

He has since left the military, but now suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome and depression.


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