India -Food poisoning in another Mumbai school; 16 children, teacher rushed to hospital

The Indian Express

In the second episode of mass hospitalisation from a school within a week, 16 children and a teacher were rushed to hospital after complaints of food poisoning.

According to Dr Usha Mohprekar, medical superintendent in MT Agrawal Hospital in Mulund, all the patients complained of vomiting and stomach pain but “all are stable”.

The incident occurred in a private organisation-run Sahyadri Vidyamandir school in Bhandup on Thursday around 12.35 pm.

“The children suffered from food poisoning,” a civic official said, adding that school staff and ward’s medical officer have reached the spot.

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