Food Poisoning - Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Health authorities have reported an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness (food poisoning). Approximately 200 children became ill after consuming contaminated food at a local feast. Many of the cases have been admitted to the local hospitl due to vomiting. No serious illnesses or deaths have been reported.

Travellers should be aware of the risk of exposure to travellers diarrhea due to contaminated food and water.

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