Undiagnosed Food-borne disease – India

An undiagnosed food-borne outbreak was reported in Dharamshala India among a female hostel of Government Post-Graduate Collage.

21 female students were rushed to the hospital with complaints of vomiting and loose motion. Few of the students reported nausea starting Tuesday night, by Wednesday morning more students reported stomach ache. Wednesday morning 21 were brought to the hospital with the same symptoms of vomiting and stomach ache. They were all treated and discharged.

The district administration and district health officer were informed so an investigation could be carried out. Samples were randomly taken among the cases to ascertain the reason for the outbreak.

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