Dirty tricks

日期:2019-03-06 02:08:06 作者:曾囚 阅读:

By Debora MacKenzie DRUG dealers who have deliberately cut heroin with a soil normally used in industry may be to blame for the wave of mystery deaths among British and Irish addicts, say infectious disease experts. Last week government scientists identified Clostridium novyi, a common soil bacterium, as a likely suspect in the hunt for the mystery killer of 30 heroin addicts in Britain. But it may not be the only culprit. A lethal cocktail of soil bacteria, including anthrax in one case, seems to have contaminated Europe’s heroin,