Red tide toxin alert in one city and seven towns in Philippines

The Philippine authorities have issued another alert to the public to avoid gathering and eating shellfish from the areas listed below, due to red tide. Affected areas are: Balanga City and the towns of Mariveles, Limay, Orion, Pilar, Abucay, Samal, and Orani.

Red tide toxin causes paralytic shellfish poisoning.

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