Undiagnosed Food-borne disease – Philippines

ABOUT 108 people who suffered severe diarrhea and vomiting after eating bihon (rice noodles) were rushed to a community hospital in Lake Sebu town, South Cotabato, Philippines.

At least 20 of the victims were children who ate what is described as spoiled bihon during a regular Sunday gathering. 92 are still undergoing hospital treatment.

Photo: Artist rendering of a pathogen.

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