Unknown Disease – India
At least 49 persons, many of them children, were hospitalized on Friday after consuming ‘Tehri’ in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, India.
These 49 people, many among them children, complained of stomach-ache and started vomiting and complained of diarrhoea but now they are stable. They were shifted to different hospitals and are currently stable. Two adult patients that were admitted in the hospital, are suffering from a gastro-intestinal infection.
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