Poisoned man sickens Florida rescuers, shuts down ER

  • Source: sun-sentinel.com
  • Published: 04/02/2012 12:00 AM

The suicidal man survived the revolting attempt to take his own life. But by downing a toxic cocktail of malathion — a common pesticide — he touched off a chain of disruptive consequences Sunday when fumes from the poison sickened three paramedics, shut down a hospital emergency room and knocked a rescue vehicle out of service for hours.


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