Ukraine – Dozens of children suffer food poisoning in Donetsk region

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Dozens of children suffer food poisoning in Donetsk region.

On July 17, the first patients complained of typical symptoms, and the number of those made at least 60; on Wednesday morning, it went up to 84.

A food poisoning case is observed in Donetsk region-based summer camp. The disorder affected dozens of people, most of them children, the State Emergency Service reported.

On July 18, the authority was informed of hospitalization of 84 people, 68 of them children; all of them suffered the symptoms of the diarrheal disease. All patients arrived from Yastrebok summer camp, located in Sosnivka, Donetsk region (‘Yastrebok’ is Russian for ‘Little Hawk’, – 112 International). Everyone complained of nausea, weakness and high body temperature.

There were 134 people at the camp at the time; the hygienic and counter-epidemic measures are conducted to prevent the spread of the infection

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