Thirty-eight children from the Natebe Luvale Mukanda camp in Livingstone have been quarantined for a suspected food borne disease.

Livingstone District Health Director Tino Maliselo has confirmed to ZNBC news in Livingstone that most of the children are quarantined at the Namatama Health Post.

Dr. Maliselo said the situation is under control and that laboratory investigations are being carried out to ascertain the disease.

He adds that his team is assessing the health situation in the traditional initiation camp known traditionally as the Mukanda.

And some parents have called for the immediate release of their children from the traditional camp.

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