September 12, 2012
Stanislav Zbynek photo

In this picture taken Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, doctors try to save the life a 65-old-year man poisoned by methyl alcohol (methanol) in the hospital of the Czech town of Pribram, some 60 kilometres southwest of Prague. At least four more people have died in the Czech Republic after drinking bootleg alcohol tainted with toxic methanol, bringing the death toll to seven in the worst such poisoning in three decades, officials said on Tuesday. Police spokeswoman Miluse Zajicova said a 45-year-old man died in a hospital in the eastern town of Prerov, and a 21-year-old woman was found dead in nearby Osek nad Becvou. .

Stanislav Zbynek photo

In this picture taken Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, senior doctor Petr Bilina stands in front of the resuscitation unit where a 65-old-year man poisoned by methyl alcohol (methanol) is being treated in the hospital of the Czech town of Pribram, some 60 kilometres southwest of Prague. At least four more people have died in the Czech Republic after drinking bootleg alcohol tainted with toxic methanol, bringing the death toll to seven in the worst such poisoning in three decades, officials said on Tuesday. Police spokeswoman Miluse Zajicova said a 45-year-old man died in a hospital in the eastern town of Prerov, and a 21-year-old woman was found dead in nearby Osek nad Becvou. .