Uganda -Over 40 pupils admitted over suspected food poisoning

New Vision

At least 40 pupils of His Mercy Christian primary school in Buwaya sub county, Mayuge district were rushed to Pancrass medical centre over suspected food poisoning.The pupils who were in critical condition were rushed to the health facility on Monday.Sinani Mbubu, the school head teacher said that the children developed stomach upsets and begun vomiting Sunday night.“At around 9:00 pm, the pupils started feeling abdominal pains and then vomited,” Mbubu said adding that when their condition worsened, the pupils were rushed to the health facility for further medication.Pancrass Onyango, a medical officer at the health facility said the children suffered from food poisoning.

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