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A case of a reporter contracting chloracne has caused fears of poisoning from widespread use of tear gas.
Chloracne is a skin condition resembling acne, and is most commonly seen in those who have been exposed to large amounts of dioxins by inhalation, ingestion, or absorption through the skin. Recently, a reporter from Stand News has been diagnosed with the condition, which some link to his extended exposure to tear gas after frequent reporting from the front lines of the protests. Whether tear gas releases dioxins is still not clear. Here's five facts to know about chloracne: