Over 40 hospitalised after food poisoning in southern Myanmar

  • Myanmar
  • Tuesday, 21 May 2024

YANGON (Xinhua): A total of 45 people, including 11 children, have been hospitalised for food poisoning in southern Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region, a local rescue organisation official told Xinhua on Tuesday.

The victims from Labutta township of Ayeyarwady region fell ill on Monday after eating spicy egg curry, the official said.

The affected people included day laborers and their family members. The laborers received the curry at their workplace and brought it home to share with their families, he said.

On Tuesday, 31 of the victims were discharged from the hospital, the official said. - Xinhua

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