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Cite as:  EWHC 3011 (QB)
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QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
B e f o r e :
| PHILIP JOHN EAGLESHAM
|- and -
|MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
Adam Heppinstall (instructed by The Government Legal Department) for the Defendant
Hearing dates: 23 November 2016
Crown Copyright ©
Mrs Justice Andrews:
"Unless the Defendant complies with paragraph 1 of this Order in full by 4pm on 21 October 2016 the Defence shall be struck out and Judgment shall be entered for the Claimant for damages to be assessed by the Court."
i) What was the Defendant's state of knowledge in 2010 as to the risks arising from Q Fever and how it should be prevented/treated? In particular, what was its state of knowledge following the 2008 study?
ii) Given what was known, or ought to have been known, what was the basis for choosing the malarial prophylaxis for the specific military operation on which the Claimant was deployed? In particular, why was doxycycline not chosen?