Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: A Winter ThreatDec 2, 2013
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is known as the silent killer. It is colorless and odorless and can cause sudden illness and even death when not monitored. Carbon monoxide poisoning increases during the winter. Marty Malheiro from the Utah Poison Control Center discusses the causes and symptoms of CO poisoning and why many people mistake it for the flu. She also speaks about risk factors for dangerous levels of CO in the home, what to do if you suspect your home has too much CO and how to prevent CO from becoming a threat in your home.