China – Over 100 Kids in Henan Hospitalized for Suspected Food Poisoning

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More than 100 students in central China’s Henan province were rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon to be treated for suspected food poisoning, The Beijing News reported.

Several students from multiple schools in Yucheng County had complained of stomachaches and diarrhea just after lunch, at around 12:30 p.m., according to local authorities. The hospitalized children are from three towns, though the number of schools affected remains unclear.

While a majority of the children have been discharged from hospitals, five are still receiving treatment, local officials said.

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