Uganda – Toddler dies, 20 admitted in suspected food poisoning 


A three-year-old toddler in Kasese District died Sunday while 20 others from different families have been hospitalised over suspected poisoning.

The deceased child has been identified as Rosemary Kabugho, whose four other siblings are among the 20 people who are admitted to Kagando hospital and Katwe Health center III.

Mr Kamusede Masereka, the Katwe Health Center III focal person, confirmed the incident and said they are waiting for the final results from the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Kampala where the samples were taken to ascertain the cause of the death.

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