Seven die and dozens poisoned after being ordered to ‘swallow battery fluid’ by doctors

Seven people died and at least two dozen were poisoned after doctors told them to “swallow battery fluid” before having X-rays. The victims suffered agonising deaths and chronic injuries after the deadly blunder at St Petersburg’s Municipal Diagnostic Center No. 1 clinic in Russia. A senior Russian doctor has since been detained as part of … Read more

FDNY lieutenant found dead at NYC firehouse

An FDNY lieutenant was found dead at his Staten Island firehouse Sunday morning, officials said. Lt. Joseph Maiello, 53, was discovered deceased at Engine 163/Ladder 83 at 875 Jewett Ave. in Castleton Corners, the FDNY said. The death was believed to be natural, but the city Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the … Read more