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Suspected food poisoning sickens 120 kindergarten kids in East China

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-09-06 10:08

NANCHANG - Suspected food poisoning has sickened 120 children in three kindergartens in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province, according to the municipal government.

The Nanchang educational department confirmed on Wednesday that the provincial children's hospital has given medical examination to the 120 children. Among them, 36 children have been hospitalized, 62 put under medical observation and 22 discharged.

The sickened children showed such symptoms as vomiting and abdominal pains after they returned home Tuesday afternoon. No children had high fever.

The municipal health and educational departments are working with the local food and drug authority and police to probe into the incident.

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