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109 children hospitalised after lunch at kindergarten in China

Suspected food poisoning at a kindergarten in south China's Hainan province on Tuesday has left 109 children hospitalised, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities on Wednesday.

HAIKOU: Suspected food poisoning at a kindergarten in south China's Hainan province on Tuesday has left 109 children hospitalised, Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities on Wednesday.

Several children at a kindergarten in Yanfeng Town in Meilan district of Haikou City developed symptoms of food poisoning on Tuesday evening after taking their lunch earlier in the day.

109 children have been hospitalised for medical observation as of Wednesday.

69 were confirmed to have food poisoning, and were all in stable condition on Wednesday morning.

The remaining children at the kindergarten were sent to hospital for medical observation.

The incident is under investigation.  

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