Philippines: Food poisoning downs 5 in Cagayan de Oro

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04/10/2009 | 01:42 PM

MANILA, Philippines At least five people were hospitalized in an apparent case of food poisoning in the southern city of Cagayan de Oro, a radio report said Friday.

Bombo Radyo reported that the five vomited and complained of stomach pains after eating an ampalaya dish as breakfast Friday morning.

Rushed to a nearby hospital were Eduard Lago, 39; Gloria Mugot, 63; Wilma Edurot, 53; Jemuel Gaabucayan, 24 and Junrel Mabayo, 11, all of Zone 6 in Bugo village.

The five were reported in stable condition at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center as of noon, the report said.

Local health authorities are now trying to determine the cause of the incident. - GMANews.TV





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