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Poisoned mussels caused two hospitalizations

June 13, 2011 by

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The Alaska Department of Public Health has warned Alaskans to avoid eating shellfish they harvest from the southeastern tip of the state after high concentrations of a poison than can kill humans was found. ┬áState officials said scientists monitoring algae blooms near Ketchikan discovered some of the world’s highest-ever recorded levels of toxins that cause […]