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Recent methanol incidents
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YearMonthArea/CityCountryAffected
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SourceNotes, commentsRef 1Ref 2Ref 3Ref 4Ref 5Ref 6
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1998MarchMadagascar200BBC News (2002)http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1900624.stm
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1998SeptemberNisSerbia>9043TOL.org (1998)
http://www.tol.org/client/article/18525-the-grappa-poisoning-affair-in-court-drink-up-folks.html
http://www.tol.org/client/article/18525-the-grappa-poisoning-affair-in-court-drink-up-folks.html
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1998Murang´aKenya?>100
Business.Highbeam.com (1998)
http://articles.philly.com/2000-11-26/news/25612267_1_illegal-brew-methanol-mass-poisonings
http://articles.philly.com/2000-11-26/news/25612267_1_illegal-brew-methanol-mass-poisonings
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1025120.stm
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1998FebruaryShanxi ProvinceChina29527BBC News (1998)Around Chinese New Yearhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/54411.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/54411.stm
https://books.google.com.hk/books?id=_5GBDQAAQBAJ&pg=PT159&lpg=PT159&dq=甲醇中毒+事件&source=bl&ots=2fgPMAwuyn&sig=XIIQhQyw3evYREzmHzlBlvVrBqo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjej9Gkn8LeAhUQfnAKHSecDlw4MhDoATACegQIBxAB#v=onepage&q=甲醇中毒%20事件&f=false
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1998Phnom PenhCambodia>40060Levy et al. (2003)
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1998Vietnam345ProMED-mail (1999)
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1999Mai MahiuKenya345Levy et al. (2003)
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1999EmbuKenya?24Levy et al. (2003)
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1999NarsingdiBangladesh?121Levy et al. (2003)
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2000NairobiKenya661140
Levy et al (2003), Ahmad (2000)
http://allafrica.com/stories/201412150963.html
http://business.highbeam.com/4331/article-1G1-67452036/bad-alcohol-kills-more-africans-than-ebola-virus
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2000San SalvadorEl Salvador>200117Levy et al. (2003)
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2000San VincenteEl Salvador1919Levy et al. (2003)
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2000NewfoundlandCanada>122CBC News (2000)
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2000FeniBangladesh>10056Levy et al. (2003)
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2001ThikaKenya?120Levy et al. (2003)
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2001PärnuEstonia15468Paasma et al. (2007)
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2001Bombay, IndiaIndia>12027
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2002Mecca/Jizan Province, Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia?19Levy et al. (2003)
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2002Antananarivo, MadagascarMadagascar4011Levy et al. (2003)http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1900624.stm
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2002Taiwan?9
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2002-2004Norway5917Hovda et al. (2005)
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2003Botswana>459BBC News (2009)
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2004JanuaryAnhua County, Hunan ProvinceChina134news.sina.com.cnhttp://news.sina.com.cn/o/2004-03-18/08382078700s.shtml
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2004JanuaryZhijiang city , Hubei Province
China43news.sohu.comMistaken as baijiu (a distilled spirit)http://news.sohu.com/2004/01/07/42/news218074298.shtml
http://www1.people.com.cn/GB/14739/14740/22121/2402913.html
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2004IstanbulTurkey?21ProMED-mail (2004)
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2004ShirazIran>6017ProMED-mail (2004)
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2004MultanPakistan36Archives.dawn.com (2004)
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2004MayGuangzhou CityChina3311people.com.cnhttp://www.people.com.cn/GB/shehui/1062/2500047.html
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2004-05-16/10423243449.shtml
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2004MumbaiPakistan12845Dailytimes.com.pk (2004)
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2004Nanzhang County, Hubei Province China41Mistaken as baijiuhttp://wjw.jiangsu.gov.cn/art/2004/3/19/art_7389_4416266.html
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2004Kenya?23
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2004DecemberVikhroliIndia>30087"The Vikhroli Hooch Tragedy"
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/14-die-after-drinking-hooch-in-Malwani/articleshow/47726344.cms
http://www.mid-day.com/articles/19-convicted-for-2004-hooch-tragedy-that-killed-87/160243
http://www.ndtv.com/mumbai-news/13-dead-7-critical-after-consuming-spurious-liquor-in-mumbai-773051
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2005IstanbulTurkey?23
ProMED-mail (2004), BBC News (2004)
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2005Oct/NovMagadanRussia4334Fox News (2005)
http://vmagadan.su/news/136287/, http://www.kolyma.ru/material/paper/search.php?misc=search&subaction=showfull&id=1131923956&archive=&cnshow=news&start_from=&
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2005KenyaKenya>500140Groups.yahoo.com (2005)
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2005TezpurIndia>10025Tribuneindia.com (2005)
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2006SeptemberNicaragua80148PAHO (2006)
http://www.paho.org/disasters/newsletter/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=203%3Amethanol-poisoning-emergency-in-nicaragua&catid=110%3Aissue-105-october-2006-member-countries&Itemid=157&lang=es
http://www.paho.org/disasters/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=841%3Amethanol-poisoning-in-leon-nicaragua&catid=1007%3Amain-pages&lang=en
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2006UralsRussia603
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2006Irkutsk RegionRussia?13
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2006TeheranIran426
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2006JordanJordan?17Abdallat IM et al (2009)
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2007KarachiPakistan5540Foxnews.com (2007)
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2007MultanPakistan?20Indianexpress.com (2007)
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2008Ulan Bator, MongoliaMongolia>2514Wikipedia (2008)
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2008Karnataka & Tamil NaduIndia285150BBC News (2008)
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2008Sindhupalchock & SindhuliNepal>1710Rajbhandari R et al (2008)
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2008HormuzganIran9212Rte.ie (2008)
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2009Central UgandaUganda7727ProMED-mail (2009)
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2009KolkataIndia2623Expressindia (2009)
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2009DelhiIndia?>30Pandey (2009)
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2009MarchWufeng Tujia County, Hubei ProvinceChina194news.sina.com.cnhttp://news.sina.com.cn/c/2009-03-29/182717506505.shtml
http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_4fb003920100dcee.html
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2009KarnatakaIndia?170Tribune (2011)
http://zeenews.india.com/home/karnataka-hooch-tragedy-toll-mounts-to-156_444250.html
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2009Orissa BolangirIndia?8Pandey (2009)
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2009Gujarat/AhmedabadIndia>275136Sify.com (2009)
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2009Bali/LombokIndonesia4525The Australian (2009)
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2009KarachiPakistan?>40Voanews.com (2009)
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2010Uttar PradeshIndia?10BBC News (2010)
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2010KampalaUganda18989ProMED-mail (2010)
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2010NairiobiKenya>3524BBC News (2010)
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2010Bangladesh2310
Chowdhury, FR et al. APJMT 2014
Vol 3, suppl 1
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2010SeptemberMakassar City, South Sulawesi provinceIndonesia53Jakarta Globe (2010)sukhoi technicianhttps://themoscowtimes.com/news/alcohol-killed-sukhoi-staff-1478
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2010OctKampong Cham provinceCambodia?17Phnom Penh Post (2010)
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deadly-wine-suspect-freed-after-questioning
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2011JanuaryKuril ArchipelagoRussia194Mysouth.su (2011)
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2011KhartoumSudan>13771
Abdul Rahim and Al Shiekh (2012)
children living off the streets
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2011SeptLos RiosEcuador>77051The Economist (2011)http://www.economist.com/node/21530153
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2011West BengalIndia>370170
ProMED-mail (2012a); BBC News (2011)
Desai et al. JAMA Ophtalm (2013)
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2011Fond BaptisteHaiti4020PAHO (2011)
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2011MayBodrumTurkey225Wikipedia (2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Turkish_Riviera_mass_alcohol_poisoning
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2011Central ProvinceKenya?29Allafrica.com (2011)
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2011MarchCentral HighlandsVietnam85ProMed (2011)http://mbds.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20110329.0981
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2011OctPursatCambodia797Phnompenhpost.com
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deaths-mount-poisonous-wine
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2012januaryAndhra PradeshIndia3719
ProMED-mail (2012), zeenews.india.com (2012)
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2012januaryBlitar Regency, East Java provinceIndonesia75
http://gunturzakaw91.blogspot.co.id/2012/01/5-orang-tewas-usai-pesta-miras-oplosan.html
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2012februaryOrissaIndia10031BBC News (2012)
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2012FebruaryTasikmalaya, West JavaIndonesia542 separate incidents in one area, mixed pure alcohol and dextromethorphan
http://www.solopos.com/2012/02/18/miras-oplosan-empat-pemuda-tewas-di-tasikmalaya-163470
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2012Cambodia36749ProMED-mail (2012)
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2012Pakistan7168
http://tribune.com.pk/story/396046/helpline-for-poisoned-helps-just-a-call-away/
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2012TegucigalpaHonduras4824NewstrackIndia (2012)
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2012TripoliLybia>60?Personal communication
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2012JuneBogor Regency, West Java provinceIndonesia51Mixed "Anggur Cap Orangtua" (traditional alcohol) with mosquito repellent lotion
https://m.tempo.co/read/news/2012/06/29/214413812/pesta-miras-oplosan-antinyamuk-empat-orang-tewas
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2012AugustGurdaspur, PunjabIndia18Punjabnewsexpress.com
http://punjabnewsexpress.com/news/5858-One-more-dies-in-Batala-hooch-tragedytoll-increases-to-18.aspx
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2012Vinnytsia CityUkraine?3Nathnac.org
87
2012Czech Republic
Czech Republic
13050
Zakharov S et al. In press (2014)
3 fatalities 2014
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2012SeptemberDenpasar, Bali provinceIndonesia33
http://daerah.sindonews.com/read/669148/27/tenggak-miras-oplosan-tiga-warga-sanglah-tewas-1346514869
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2012NovemberTangerang Selatan, Banten provinceIndonesia43
http://news.okezone.com/read/2012/11/08/501/715832/keracunan-miras-oplosan-3-warga-tangsel-tewas
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2012
until December
PolandPoland7Euronews.com (2012)Czech batch of alcohol?
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2012octoberBiharIndia116zeenews.india.com (2012)
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2012decemberGaya + BhojpurIndia32zeenews.india.com (2012)
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2013TripoliLibya1066101
Personal communication, LibyaHerald.com
http://www.libyaherald.com/2013/03/26/alcohol-poisoning-deaths-hit-101/#axzz3c0fwv7KK
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2013SelangorMalaysia3120Personal communication
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2013RafsanjanIran6948
Hassanian-Moghaddam. J Public Health (2014)
96
2013AprilBandungIndonesia22
http://poskotanews.com/2013/04/17/sepasang-kekasih-mati-usai-pesta-miras-oplosan/
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2013JulyFaisalabadPakistan>4026UCAnews.com (2013)
http://tribune.com.pk/story/582725/bootleg-hazard-contaminated-liquor-death-toll-rises-to-21/
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2013HavanaCuba8811Theguardian.com (2014)
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2013KarachiPakistan>2518UCAnews.com (2013)
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2013MayAmethiIndia8zeenews.india.com (2013)
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