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Cyanide spill could have long term impact

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 13 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1294
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    The spill of water laden with cyanide from a Romanian gold mine in January (26 February, p 536) could have a chronic health impact, according to a recent joint report by the United Nations environment programme and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

    The spill, on 30 January, occurred in the Baia Mare region of northwest Romania and flowed into the shared …

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