26 SMK Sultanah Bahiyah Students Admitted To Hospital For Food Poisoning

ALOR SETAR, Sept 4 (Bernama) -- Twenty six-students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sultanah Bahiyah, out of 50 who went down with food poisoning yesterday, were rushed to a hospital early today when their condition worsened.

The students were said to have been given free packet drinks at the school yesterday and complained of headache, stomach ache and vomiting after drinking it.

Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital director (HSB) Datuk Dr Juita Ghazalie said the hospital received a call at 4.45 pm yesterday, following which a medical team was sent to the school to provide treatment to the students concerned.

However, the condition of the 26 students, who were staying at the school hostel worsened, and they were sent to the hospital at about 1 am today, she said.

She said the students had been admitted to a special ward and they were reported in stable condition.


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