South Africa 22.9.2017 07:49 pm

50 pupils ill after eating muffins in Limpopo

About 20 of them had to be taken to hospital.

At least 50 school children fell in after eating muffins at a high school in Mokopane, Limpopo on Friday, paramedics said.

“Reports from the scene allege that approximately fifty learners had eaten the muffins and were feeling ill, many of them presenting with stomach cramps and vomiting. The learners were assessed by paramedics and it was found that twenty of them needed to be taken to hospital,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson Nick Dollman.

He said it was suspected that they may have had food poisoning and additional resources were requested to assist at the scene.

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