According to a daily news review, seven children were admitted to the J. M. de los Ríos pediatric hospital in Caracas with poisoning after eating some nicotine candies. According to a police report, seven boys, girls and adolescents of 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 16 years of age, from the Pinto Salinas sector of the Libertador municipality of the Capital District, arrived at the hospital in the evening hours later. from ingesting nicotine chewy candies.
Workers of the J. M. de los Ríos confirmed to Efecto Cocuyo , that the children received treatment at the health center and were discharged in the early morning hours. Already on the morning of this Wednesday, March 3, they were back at their homes.
Second recent case
This is the second recent case of poisoning in the country. In the state of Aragua, seven children and adolescents and four adults were also intoxicated on February 18. The incident occurred in the José Rafael Revenga municipality. Those affected were in a sharing in an evangelical church and there they ingested a soup that contained an insecticide that is used to combat pests and ants on crops.
People found the insecticide in a municipal garbage dump, where they were looking for food, and mistook it for salt for human consumption. So far it is unknown exactly which pesticide caused the poisoning.
A one-year-old baby died. Maryuri Donaye, a doctor who treated the first poisoned patients in Aragua, died on February 24 at the Central Hospital of Maracay due to a hemorrhage resulting from a ruptured aneurysm. Source: news up to date
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