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Workers hospitalised for food poisoning

Update: January, 24/2013 - 11:34

QUANG TRI (VNS)- Eighty-eight workers from the Phong Phu Garment and Textile Company in Quang Tri Province's Hai Lang District have been hospitalised for food poisoning as of this morning.

Eight of the patients are in a serious condition suffering from convulsions, vomiting, stomachache and digestive disorders, according to director of the district's Polyclinic Nguyen Xuan Tiet.

All the patients were diagnosed and treated in a timely manner so none were in a critical condition but further monitoring and treatment were needed to ensure their safety, he said.

Up to 150 workers at the company first suffered from poisoning yesterday after having lunch with soup, meat and vegetables.

The cause of the poisoning is under investigation.-VNS

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