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Copper sulfate. Not a harmless chemical

Copper sulfate. Not a harmless chemical

American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 9(3): 226-227

We report a case of fatal copper sulfate poisoning of a 30-year-old woman following treatment by an iNyanga ("witch-doctor"). The patient died 2 days later, having lapsed into a coma. Postmortem examination revealed that the patient had died of aspiration pneumonia.

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