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Higher air temperatures could increase cases of foodborne botulism if foods are not properly prepared and stored in a way that prevents them from spoiling.
But untreated botulism poisoning shuts down the nervous system, including the regulation of breathing.
Sensible people, however, will see this move as a man who fingerpaints with botulism.
American citizens have been barred from visiting North Korea apart from special circumstances since college student Otto Warmbier, who was detained by North Korean officials and then released back to the U.S. with botulism, died in June.
The proper treatment for botulism is an antitoxin, not a sleeping pill.
Slurred speech, drooping eyelids, double vision, dry mouth and muscle weakness are among botulism's symptoms.
But even if the botulism explanation is true, the toxin cannot live in the body for a year.
He was returned to the United States, however, in a coma, reportedly brought on by botulism, according to North Korean officials.
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