Household Poisonings

Officials say people are getting poisoned by household disinfectants as they try to fight COVID-19.In March, the Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital saw a 30 percent increase in overall exposure calls related to disinfectants. That spike includes a 56 percent increase in poisonings from household cleaners and a 30 percent increase in poisonings from hand sanitizers.“So we’re seeing a lot more cases of the mop bucket was left for a second and somebody had to see what it tasted like,” poison prevention coordinator Maria Chapman said.




Source: MG News


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