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    Default Costa Rica: 25 dead from drinking tainted alcohol, 59 affected: What you need to know

    Jayme Deerwester
    Aug. 19, 2019

    Costa Rica's Health Ministry has revealed 25 people have been killed and 59 have been affected by tainted alcohol in the country.
    According to a press release on the agency's website, 19 men and six women between the ages of 32 and 72 have died since June.
    The Ministry of Health said it had closed 10 establishments and seized more than 55,000 containers of alcohol it said were laced with methanol, a colorless, poisonous alcohol found in antifreeze.
    Adding methanol to distilled beverages allows sellers to increase the volume of liquid, as well as its potential potency, according to SafeProof, an organization that lobbies against counterfeit alcohol.

    Continue reading at: https://news.yahoo.com/costa-rica-25-dead-drinking-130258653.html
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