Toxic Letter Sent to Obama: How Dangerous Is It?
A letter intended for President Obama was intercepted and tested positive for a toxin called ricin. But what exactly is ricin and just how harmful is it? In a new article, Time.com gives us the 411 on the chemical ricin, how it’s made, how the body ingests it and how lethal it can be to our health. —Kellee Terrell
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