Ecstasy Overdoses at a New Year's Eve Rave -- Los Angeles, California, 2010

Mascola, L.; Dassey, D.; Fogleman, S.; Paulozzi, L.; Reed, C. G.
June 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/11/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 22, p677
The article reports on an investigation conducted by the Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Public Health (DPH) in January 2010 into the cases of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine-related illness suffered by attendees of a New Year's Eve rave party that was held in Los Angeles, California from December 31, 2009 to January 1. Results of the investigation revealed that the ages of the patients ranged between 16 and 34 years old. A review conducted by LAC DPH concerning routine public health surveillance is also presented.


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