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Suspected food poisoning kills 4, hospitalizes 6 in in Guizhou


10:29, December 02, 2011

GUIYANG, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Four people have been killed, and another six hospitalized, in a suspected food poisoning case in southwest China's Guizhou province, local authorities said Friday.

More than 30 ate at a household at about 4 p.m. Thursday while preparing a funeral for a late villager in Guoshi village, Luosu township in the county of Luodian, and the 10, all male, reported dizziness after the meal, said a spokesman with the county government.

Of the hospitalized, two are in a serious condition, said the spokesman.

Local health experts have been mobilized for treatment and the cause of the case is under investigation.


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