Blue man causes stir

US citizen Paul Karason who suffered from argyrosis (c) ABC

A man with blue skin is causing a stir in canton Jura.

Doctors say he’s suffering from argyrosis – which is silver powder poisoning. 

The drug is banned in this country, but advocates say it can fight infections. The man was taking it to protect himself from viruses. 

The man’s skin will stay blue for the rest of his life – but he’s also suffering from permanent organ damage. 

Doctors are warning not to take silver powder under any circumstances. 

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