150 workers in Binh Duong Province hospitalized due to food poisoning

Around 150 workers at Meraki factory in Song Than Industrial Zone in  Di An Town of the southern province of Binh Duong were hospitalized on July 22 due to food poisoning.


Medical workers of the Army No. 4 Hospital said that the hospital is treating 150 workers who were taken to the hospital when they suffered pain in belly and diarrhea; some of them also vomited.

The workers were said to have displayed symptoms of vomiting, stomach ache and diarrhoea after eating dinner including fresh vermicelli, bean sprouts and fried meat mixing with cucumber.

Dr. Tran Thanh Van, head of the hospital’s Internal Medicine Division, said that medical workers have given patients fluids intravenously to release toxic. Many workers have recovered yet some pregnant workers are kept for further treatment.

By staff writers – Translated by Anh Quan

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