Navigation Links
Filipinos Hospitalized After Inhaling Toxic Fumes

Around 60 people were hospitalised Tuesday after inhaling hazardous chemicals dumped into a stream just outside the Philippine capital, said a police //official said.

About 3,000 residents from five villages in Marilao town in Bulacan province have been temporarily evacuated to prevent them from inhaling the fumes, said Superintendent Edwin Aquilates.

The victims vomited and complained of chest pain, dizziness and nausea.

Aquilates said police have arrested the driver of a tanker and his helper suspected of dumping the foul-smelling chemical, believed to be used for cleaning liquefied petroleum gas tanks.

"The two suspects will be charged for violating environmental laws," he told a local radio station.

Witnesses positively identified the white tanker truck driven by the suspects as the one they saw dumping its contents in the stream before dawn.

Aquilates added that police were still determining the liability of the truck's owner.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Diabetes on the Rise among Filipinos
2. 75 Filipinos Afflicted With TB Die Everyday
3. Rising Rates Of C.Difficile Infection Among Non-Hospitalized Patients
4. Man with Possible Bird Flu Symptoms Hospitalized In Gujarat
5. Hospitalized patients better of with help from Pharmacists
6. Students of Dharamsala Hospitalized for Diarrhoea
7. Mamata Banerjee Hospitalized Due to Chest Pain
8. Mentally-Ill Patients Get Re-Hospitalized More
9. Rapid Flu Testing Decreases Antibiotic Use in Hospitalized Adults
10. Jogi Hospitalized With Chest Pain After Arrest
11. Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/29/2017)... Richmond, VA (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... of its seventh North American office location in Richmond, Virginia, located at the Riverfront ... April 11, attended by Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Ralph S. Northam and Mayor of ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... , ... For many women, getting birth control isn’t as easy as it should be. In ... access to a health care facility or a pharmacy within 60 minutes of where they ... or for many who are faced with health or personal issues that leave them homebound. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... state legislatures and Congress to protect parental rights and civil liberties, and to ... in America. , The demonstration coincides with a press conference taking place Friday ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... software and services, is proud to announce it has joined the National Association ... representing the interests of chronically ill, disabled, and dying Americans of all ages ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Z-Medica, ... University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) will acquire QuikClot® Bleeding Control Kits® (BCK) ... program, developed in association with efforts by the American College of Surgeons, U.S. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... March 29, 2017  The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association ... PhRMA report on patient out-of-pocket spending: ... Medicaid Services (CMS), the average amount spent out-of-pocket for ... drug spending in 2016, down from 23% in 2006. ... problem, not a coverage problem. Health plans don,t have ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017  Designers of primary ... reduce solution size by 50% and extend battery life ... power management integrated circuit (PMIC) from Maxim Integrated Products, ... supports a low input voltage of just 0.7V for ... and Silver Oxide, as well as the more common ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017   Royal ... leader in health technology, and PathAI, a company ... collaborating with the aim to develop solutions that ... of cancer and other diseases. The partnership aims ... enabling this form of artificial intelligence to be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: