Argentina: At least 200 injured due to fireworks injuries during Christmas celebrations

Posted on December 26, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Latin America Health

A young man died today in Santa Fe when he exploded a pyrotechnic device in the mouth and at least 200 people were injured by the misuse of fireworks and other accidents associated with Christmas celebrations, including six children with serious injury. In this context, specialists from various hospitals in the city and the provinces admitted that there was “an increase in the number of affected” by burns and injuries from the use of fireworks and noted that more than half the children who were admitted were failure to prevent injuries in adults. Read Article

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