Unknown Disease – India

At least 48 people, including 22 children were admitted to a district hospital as they fell ill after eating food served at a religious ceremony, in Bagalkot taluka, India.

People started vomiting and complained of diarrhoea within an hour after consuming the food.All the hospitalised people are said to be out of danger and responding to the treatment.

They have collected samples of food and water served at Urus and an investigation will be carried out on the incident. Two ambulances and a team of health professionals have been stationed in the village as a precaution.

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