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Grenfell Tower fire survivor, 12, treated for cyanide poisoning

Medical papers relating to Luana Gomes raise fears highly toxic hydrogen cyanide gas was released when insulation burnedA survivor of the Grenfell Tower fire has been treated for cyanide poisoning, raising fears that the highly toxic gas hydrogen cyanide might have been released by the burning of insulation or plastics during the blaze.Luana Gomes, 12, was diagnosed with smoke inhalation injury and cyanide poisoning, according to discharge papers from King ’s College hospital in London seen by theBBC ’s Newsnight.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Grenfell Tower fire UK news London Science Source Type: news

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