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There has been an outbreak of a toxic caterpillar in London and officials are warning people to avoid them. The caterpillars can cause asthma attacks, vomiting and skin rashes, according to officials.

“Oak processionary moths (OPM), which are in their larval stage, have been spotted across the south-east of England and in the capital. Hairs on the caterpillars can cause fevers and eye and throat irritations, the Forestry Commission said.”

Source: Health warnings after toxic caterpillar outbreak in London – BBC News

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