Food poisoning attacks 212 people in Nalchik, Russia

Over the past 24 hours 48 adults and 32 children have been diagnosed with food poisoning. This brings the total number of cases to 212 people, including 101 children. While the source of the illness has not been confirmed, further investigation is underway.

Travellers to this area should exercise caution and take all necessary precautions to avoid consuming contaminated food or water.

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