India – 32 people including a child hospitalised in Aizawl due to food poisoning

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At least 32 people, including a 10- year-old boy, from the eastern part of Aizawl, have been admitted to hospitals, including a makeshift centre, due to food poisoning.

The people suffered from food poisoning after consuming fermented soybean, a health official said on Wednesday.

At least 53 people have been affected by food poisoning due to consumption of fermented soybean sold by a woman in the neighbourhood, he said.

Of the 53 people, 3 have been admitted at nearby Greenwood hospital, Aizawl civil hospital and 28 people were admitted in a makeshift hospital arranged by the government at a Presbyterian church hall at Chite Veng on the behest of the local MLA and minister Robert Romawia Royte since Tuesday night, Lalzawmliana said.

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