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  1. 400 children fall ill after consuming deworming medicine

400 children fall ill after consuming deworming medicine

About 400 students of various schools of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal fell ill today after being administered medicine in view of the National Deworming Day.

By: | Jalpaiguri (west Bengal) | Published: August 11, 2016 6:49 PM
About 300 children have been admitted to different hospitals in the district and state Tourism Minister Goutam Deb and Mridha himself visited the children. (Representative Image: Reuters) About 300 children have been admitted to different hospitals in the district and state Tourism Minister Goutam Deb and Mridha himself visited the children. (Representative Image: Reuters)

About 400 students of various schools of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal fell ill today after being administered medicine in view of the National Deworming Day.

District chief medical officer (health) Prakash Mridha said reports of school children falling ill was reported from Moynaguri, Dhupguri, Moamari, Jalpaiguri and other places.

About 300 children have been admitted to different hospitals in the district and state Tourism Minister Goutam Deb and Mridha himself visited the children.

All of them complained of uneasiness, sweating, stomach ache and vomiting. Many of them rushed back home and were taken to hospitals by their family members, while many were shifted by the teachers. However, the condition of none of them is serious, sources in the hospitals said.

Mridha said the deworming medicine was instructed to be given to the children after their midday meal in school and the reason for their falling ill is being probed.

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