Yunnan sudden death syndrome

Yunnan sudden death syndrome

A fatal condition described in the Yunnan province, mainland China, that occurred during the rainy season (June–August) at an altitude of 1800–2400m, which has been linked to consumption of a highly toxic mushroom, the “little white”.
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No one knew what caused Yunnan Sudden Death Syndrome, blamed for an estimated 400 deaths in the past three decades.