Manila, Philippines As part of a series of lectures entitled, “Tox-Talks”, Dr. Chenery Ann E. Lim presented a lecture about methanol poisoning at Philippine General Hospital on July 4,2019. Dr. Lim is a program coordinator presently working with Oslo University Hospital and she has for a number of years worked for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors…

June 4, 2019 – Lahore, Pakistan Leading up to Eidul Fitr, the Muslim Festival of breaking fast after Ramadan, six deaths were reported in Nishter Colony, a working-class enclave on the outskirts of Lahore. The deaths were attributed to the consumption of toxic moonshine. The deaths began on Saturday when victims started arriving at Lahore…

June 1, 2019 – Sydney, Australia An investigation was begun by two reporters in Australia, Riley Stuart and Greg Miskelly into the suspicious alcoholic beverage offerings of a major liquor company distributor. Among the suspicious liquors produced and distributed by companies owned by Rex D’Aquino, trading under the names of Fernbrew Pty Ltd and D’Aquino…

Uttar Pradesh, India – May 31, 2019 Only 3 months after one of the largest mass liquor poisoning in the northern state of Utter Pradesh, authorities in India are investigating a new wave of similar deaths. Authorities are unable to provide exact numbers with victims from numerous towns attended to at several local hospitals and…

April 1, 2019 – Mexico City, Mexico Travel warnings for American Citizens by the United States State Department (USSD) are issued throughout the year to supplement the permanent warnings in place for each destination. It is typical for a USSD warning to be issued for a country when there is civil unrest, armed conflict, murders,…

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