A video appears to show a team of medics rushing on a plane to help Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, after a suspected poisoning. Navalny’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmish tweeted that the Kremlin critic fell ill on a flight on Thursday. “We assume that Alexei was […]
The CDC is urging Americans to stop drinking methanol-containing hand sanitizers. 15 people who ingested the product were hospitalized. Four of them died and three had permanent vision loss. Methanol is a type of alcohol that can be deadly if ingested or absorbed through the skin. In the US, any […]
Since June 19, the FDA has been warning consumers of dangerous hand sanitizers that contain the fatal chemical methanol. Methanol is a type of alcohol that can be deadly if ingested or absorbed through the skin. The FDA found some hand sanitizer producers putting it into their products. In some […]
Senior New York City police officers and union bosses created and quickly propagated a story falsely accusing employees at a lower Manhattan Shake Shack location of intentionally poisoning three officers. One union head said the nonexistent incident was proof that the police were “under attack.” Right-wing commentators, as well as […]
President Trump suggested April 23 that disinfectants might be used “by injection” in the body as “a cleaning” to treat COVID-19, the disease the coronavirus causes. The comment delighted fringe movement activists who’ve been promoting drinking bleach to cure conditions like autism, and infuriated medical professionals, who’ve long known the […]
Metabolic acidosis is a condition where the blood is overly acidic with a pH of 7.3 or below. Metabolic acidosis can come on quickly, over 24 hours, and be deadly if not treated immediately. Metabolic acidosis can also be a chronic condition that lasts months. This article was medically reviewed […]
A woman’s skin-lightening face cream put her in a coma because it was contaminated with mercury, according to a new report published today by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The woman used skin-lightening creams she bought from Mexico twice daily for seven years. The case underscores how dangerous […]
The Dominican Republic has experienced a widely publicized spate of unexplained tourist deaths, and authorities are reportedly looking at bootleg alcohol as a potential culprit. A number of citizens of the Dominican Republic and Haiti reportedly died after drinking a local bootleg alcohol called cléren in 2017. But the problem […]
Charlie Rowley, 45, who was poisoned by the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, was released from a hospital in England three weeks after being exposed to the chemical. He and his partner, Dawn Sturgess, 44, were found collapsed on June 30 in his home in Amesbury, England, where police found a […]
UK police believe multiple Russians were involved in the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in March. Investigators say they identified multiple suspects through CCTV and cross-checked it with who entered the country around that time. It was previously reported that British investigators believed […]
Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley were hospitalized in Amesbury, England, after being exposed to the Russian-made poison Novichok. Rowley, who remains hospitalized but has regained consciousness, had picked up the perfume bottle at his home before falling seriously ill, his brother Matthew has claimed. Investigators have not confirmed the perfume […]
The White House has said Russia “is responsible” for using a nerve agent to attack a former double agent in the UK. While the UK blamed Russia earlier this week, US officials had not been clear on the matter. The White House initially declined to assign blame, but the US […]
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the US blamed Russia for the attempted killing of a former Russian military-intelligence agent in the UK. The former agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter were found collapsed on a bench in southern England. “Alone, Russia’s crime is worthy of this council’s […]
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