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Nearly 200 people suffer food poisoning in Vietnam
( 2003-09-30 14:44) (Xinhua)

Nearly 200 people in Vietnamese northern province Thai Binh had to receive emergency treatment due to food poisoning on Monday afternoon, local newspaper Labor reported Tuesday.

After having a wedding party, all of the patients showed the symptoms of vomiting, stomachache, and lower blood pressure.

By 4 PM on Monday, the Thai Binh Province Polyclinic Hospital received more than 50 serious poisoning cases, mostly children and elder people.

The hospital took 22 testing samples from the patients to find out reasons for the collective food poisoning case.

As of August this year, 2,300 people suffered from food poisoning, of whom, 21 died in Vietnam.

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