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Number of people with food poisoning in Bazar-Korgon region reaches 35

The number of people with food poisoning in Bazar-Korgon district has already reached 35. The head physician-coordinator of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Service in Jalal-Abad region Usonkul Jorobayev informed 24.kg news agency.

Recall, on April 15, the victims were at a festive event (farewell to the bride), where they got poisoned with a low quality salad.

«At first, 8 people turned to the hospital. Epidemiological team left for the scene and detected other patients. All of them were hospitalized with first signs of poisoning. The condition of the patients is satisfactory now, they receive symptomatic treatment. An outreach work is carried out at the scene," Usonkul Jorobayev said.

All guests of the event undergo a medical examination at the polyclinic. There were at least 400 guests.

Usonkul Jorobayev

"Wash water was sampled for laboratory testing. Results will be ready one of these days. Salads were cooked at home. Mostly those who took the leftovers of salads home got poisoned," he said.