Tue. Nov 30th, 2021

Food poisoning : 70 persons ill and six critical near Vizag

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Visakhapatnam, July 9 (HS) Around 70 persons fell ill after consuming contaminated food at Malakapalem village of Guduturu panchayat of Madugula Mandal in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district late on Wednesday night.
According to local reports, 70 persons  fell ill after consumption of dead cow meat. Six people are said to be in critical condition. They were shifted to the Paderu district hospital, while the remaining are being treated at the local PHC. According to the doctors attending on them most of them consumed meat of a dead cow at a feast and later complained of abdominal pain, vomiting and loose motions.
Paderu legislator  Bhagya Laxmi visited the hospital on Thursday morning and enquired about their health and directed the doctors to provide better treatment to the victims.