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Dirty Drinking Water Suspected as 59 Hospitalized

Postby CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:23 am

Watch what you drink...

-Seventeen adults and 42 children from a village in Battambang province were hospitalized with suspected poisoning on Tuesday after possibly drinking contaminated water, a police official said on Wednesday.

The 59 patients, all from Kroper Tbong village in Banan district’s Phnom Sampov commune, were treated for vomiting and stomach pain at a local health center, said Mey Chhengly, the commune police chief.

“The weather was really hot. Maybe they drank unboiled water, making them [ill],” he said.

As of on Wednesday, all 59 patients had been discharged from the health center, he said, adding that they were all expected to make a full recovery...
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