LAI CHAU (VNS) — A man died and twenty others are being treated at hospitals in the northern province of Lai Chau after eating black bugs, said Head of the provincial Department of Food Safety and Hygiene Chu Van Ban yesterday.
The victims ate the black bugs caught in rice fields last week. All of the patients noted pain between the neck and back area and had difficulty moving.
The patients were later hospitalised with the man dying two days later.
The case is under investigation. — VNS