Hong Kong: 54 ill in food poisoning cases

 

August 8, 2008

 

Source of Article:  http://www.news.gov.hk/en/category/healthandcommunity/080808/html/080808en05006.htm

 

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating food poisoning cases affecting 54 people.

 

Four males and eight females aged six to 49 developed gastroenteritis symptoms after eating at a Sheung Wan restaurant on August 4. Nine sought medical attention and no hospitalisation was required.

 

Four men and six women aged 15 to 76 joined a tour group to the Mainland on August 4 and 5 and developed gastroenteritis symptoms. Six sought medical attention and no hospitalisation was required.

 

Twenty males and 12 females aged nine to 24 developed abdominal pain and diarrhoea after having a take-away dinner on August 6. None required hospitalisation.

 

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