Latest Alcohol poisoning News

Report: Alcohol-related deaths in Wisconsin rose 25% in 2020

Jan. 13, 2022 02:02 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Alcohol-related deaths in Wisconsin rose almost 25% in 2020, according to a report released Thursday. Data compiled by the nonpartisan Wisconsin Policy Forum shows 1,077 Wisconsin residents died of alcohol-related causes in 2020, up from 865 in 2019. The data...

Ex-fraternity member pleads guilty to hazing in teen's death

Dec. 21, 2021 18:13 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Commonwealth University student pleaded guilty Tuesday to hazing and serving alcohol to a minor in connection with a 19-year-old freshman’s death from alcohol poisoning after a fraternity party. Andrew White, 23, of Dulles pleaded guilty to...

Officials: 22 die in Istanbul from bootleg alcohol poisoning

Dec. 17, 2021 05:37 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — At least 22 people have died in Istanbul and 16 others have been hospitalized and are in serious condition after drinking bootleg alcohol, the local governor’s office said Friday, as authorities intensified a crackdown on counterfeit drinks across Turkey ahead of New...

7 Cambodians die after drinking alcohol disinfectant

Nov. 13, 2021 04:04 AM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Seven Cambodian laborers have died after drinking alcohol they were given as a disinfectant in a quarantine and mixed it with water and soft drinks, the Health Ministry said Saturday. The laborers had returned from Thailand and were placed...