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50 students hospitalised in Himachal after suspected food poisoning

50 students hospitalised in Himachal after suspected food poisoning

Apr 21, 2017 11:09:13 AM (IST)

Shimla: Over 50 students of the Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) near here have been hospitalised following suspected food poisoning, a senior doctor said on Friday.

50 students hospitalised in Himachal after suspected food poisoning -1"The students were admitted late last (Thursday) night," Shimla's Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) Senior Medical Superintendent Ramesh Chand said.

After taking meals the students had developed restlessness, abdominal discomfort and generalised weakness. "They started coming to hospital in groups at around 2 a.m.," he added. Their condition have started improving, he said.

The prestigious JUIT is located in Waknaghat in Solan district, some 25 km from the state capital here.