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Honduran health authorities confirmed that 24 people died from drinking a liquor with methanol

17/07/2012

Sugar Cane Liquor with Methanol Kills 24 in Honduras.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com. July 11, 2012. Honduran health authorities confirmed Tuesday that 24 people died over the past two weeks in this Central American country from drinking aguardiente, a liquor distilled from sugar cane, that had been adulterated with methanol.The head of epidemicological security for the Health Secretariat, Tomas […]


Honduran health authorities confirmed that 24 people died from drinking a liquor with methanol

17/07/2012

Sugar Cane Liquor with Methanol Kills 24 in Honduras.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com. July 11, 2012. Honduran health authorities confirmed Tuesday that 24 people died over the past two weeks in this Central American country from drinking aguardiente, a liquor distilled from sugar cane, that had been adulterated with methanol.The head of epidemicological security for the Health Secretariat, Tomas […]


Another methanol poisoning case in India

11/01/2012
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Fresh hooch case in Krishna, one loses vision, five critical. indiatimes.com. Jan. 03, 2012. Even before the tribals of Poratanagar could recover from the hooch tragedy which claimed 17 lives, 14 people from another tribal hamlet in Mylavaram mandal fell seriously ill on Monday after consuming spurious liquor on New Year’s day. Read previous notice: Bootleg […]


Another methanol poisoning case in India

11/01/2012

Fresh hooch case in Krishna, one loses vision, five critical. indiatimes.com. Jan. 03, 2012. Even before the tribals of Poratanagar could recover from the hooch tragedy which claimed 17 lives, 14 people from another tribal hamlet in Mylavaram mandal fell seriously ill on Monday after consuming spurious liquor on New Year’s day. Read previous notice: Bootleg […]


Bootleg liquor containing toxic methanol killed so far 170 people and sickened dozens more

20/12/2011

Toxic Liquor Leaves Village of Widows. Naharnet. December 19, 2011. They are already calling it the "widow village." In the space of just a few short days, the close-knit community of Sangrampur in eastern India — along with a number of smaller surrounding villages — has been devastated by a case of mass poisoning from […]


Bootleg liquor containing toxic methanol killed so far 170 people and sickened dozens more

20/12/2011

Toxic Liquor Leaves Village of Widows. Naharnet. December 19, 2011. They are already calling it the "widow village." In the space of just a few short days, the close-knit community of Sangrampur in eastern India — along with a number of smaller surrounding villages — has been devastated by a case of mass poisoning from […]


Bengal’s methanol tragedy: Death toll rises to 143; over 350 still in hospital

15/12/2011

Bootleg liquor kills 143 people in eastern India.By BIKAS DAS, Associated Press. December 15, 2011. Bootleg liquor containing toxic methanol killed 143 people and sickened dozens more who drank the cheap, illicit brew bought at small shops in eastern India, officials said Thursday. Police arrested 10 suspected bootleggers. Emergency medical teams rushed to the village […]


Bengal’s methanol tragedy: Death toll rises to 143; over 350 still in hospital

15/12/2011

Bootleg liquor kills 143 people in eastern India.By BIKAS DAS, Associated Press. December 15, 2011. Bootleg liquor containing toxic methanol killed 143 people and sickened dozens more who drank the cheap, illicit brew bought at small shops in eastern India, officials said Thursday. Police arrested 10 suspected bootleggers. Emergency medical teams rushed to the village […]


Many young people died in Sudan with poisoning with methanol

01/07/2011

Methanol poisoning kills at least 61 homeless people in Sudan. sudantribune.com. June 22, 2011. At least 61 homeless people between the ages of 13-25 have died almost simultaneously in different parts of the Sudanese capital over the last three days after they drank a combination of methanol and other toxic substances.The Sudanese Ministry of Interior […]



A large methanol outbreak in Uganda

08/10/2009

Methanol May Impair Your Vision for Good. By James William Tamale..monitor.co.ug. 08/10/09. Recent reports in both the print and electronic media have highlighted the deaths caused by unscrupulous people lacing alcohol with methanol with over 20 people confirmed dead in various parts of central Uganda. The major culprit is alcohol packed in sachets and sold […]


An article about a follow-up after a large methanol outbreak in Estonia

18/09/2009

Methanol poisoning and long term sequelae – a six years follow-up after a large methanol outbreak. Raido Paasma , Knut Erik Hovda  and Dag Jacobsen .BMC Clinical Pharmacology 2009, 9:5.Full text.  Abstract:Mass poisonings with methanol are rare but occur regularly both in developed and in developing countries. Data from the poisoning episodes are often published, […]



Methanol?

23/09/2007
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Pakistan alcohol tragedy kills 22. BBC News. Sept.21,2007 More than 40 people are ill after drinking the liquor.At least 22 people have died after drinking illegally brewed alcohol in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, police said. [ See ]


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