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June 5, 2004

Over 30 deaf-mutes hospitalized due to suspected food poisoning

From: Xinhua, China - Jun 5, 2004

NANJING, June 5 (Xinhuanet) -- More than 30 students at a deaf-mute school in Suqian City of Jiangsu Province, east China, were sent to hospital Saturday morning for suspected food poisoning.

Some students felt bellyache and vomited after supper Friday, and the number of students feeling uncomfortable rose to over 30 Saturday, said Ge Zhijian, director of the Suqian City Public Health Bureau, over phone.

The students were hospitalized for suspected food poisoning andare out of danger. The police is investigating the cause of the case. Enditem

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