California woman in semi-comatose state due to mercury poisoning from Mexican skin cream

California woman in semi-comatose state due to mercury poisoning from Mexican skin cream

Source: https://www.nbcnews.com, September 12, 2019
By: Ben Kesslen

A 47-year-old California woman has been in a semi-comatose state for weeks after using a Ponds-labeled skin cream tainted with methylmercury.

It is the first reported case of methylmercury poisoning from a skin cream in the U.S, Sacramento County health officials said. Read more.

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