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7 dead and 41 hospitalized after drinking methanol in Cuba

Tragic incident happened in Cuba last Wednesday, July 31, seven people have died after drinking methyl alcohol and 41 have been hospitalized in Havana. And to be specific, there are 6 men and 1 woman have died.
7 dead and 41 hospitalized after drinking methanol in Cuba 
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According to report, the methyl alcohol was stolen from a state laboratory by two employees and sold to Havana's black market in western neighborhood of La Lisa.

Prensa Latina agency published news stated that eight hospitalized victims are in critical condition, according to provincial health directorate of Havana.

Methanol (methyl alcohol) is commonly used for chemical reactions in science laboratories.

Minimum earner in Cuba usually buy food and drink of unknown origin on the black market because it is cheaper and without knowing that they can be poisoned.

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