Azuay and Tungurahua, Ecuador: More Deaths Due To Altered Alcohol

Posted on July 26, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Health, Latin America Health, Latin America Travel, Social Issues, TRAVEL

According to, authorities in Azuay and Tungurahua provinces confirmed the death of four people from methanol in alcohol on Monday July 25th. Officials say this bring the total methanol-alcohol related deaths to 32. Health officials in Los Rios say they have recorded 20 deaths due to alcohol containing methanol. Cuencan health officials’ say three deaths have been recorded from ingesting altered alcohol. Julio Molina, the director of health in Azuay says he registered 50 cases of acute alcohol intoxication for the month of July.Read Article

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