Sunday, April 17, 2011

April 17, 2011

“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Will Rogers (1879 – 1935)

Faulty furnace poisons 11 on Nantucket 
Boston Herald By Cynthia McCormick / Cape Cod Times  
NANTUCKET — A tidy gray colonial near Nantucket Memorial Airport was the scene of a near tragedy Saturday after 11 people, including three children, were poisoned overnight by carbon monoxide gas. ...

How carbon monoxide poisoning affects the body 
New England has seen one of the worst cases of carbon monoxide in a while. Eleven people on Nantucket were sent to the hospital, and several had to be airlifted off the island. Carbon monoxide is toxic to the body.  ...

BBC News Fears over carbon monoxide poisoning figures 
 The number of deaths and injuries from carbon monoxide poisoning could be significantly higher than official figures show, a charity tells the BBC.