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365 children fall sick in China after school meal

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 22:34

Beijing: About 365 students were taken ill after consuming a school meal in a south west China province, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

The children at a middle school in China`s Yunnan Province developed symptoms of fever and diarrhoea after their supper and were rushed to hospital.

About 110 of them were confirmed as suffering from infectious diarrhoea, said an official with the prefecture government.
The local government launched an investigation into the cause of the incident.


First Published: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 22:34

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