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Mar 7, 2015

16:16:21 GMT--Biological Hazard - Africa - Libya

EDIS Number: BH-20150307-47231-LBY

Date / time: 07/03/2015 16:13:38 [UTC]

Event: Biological Hazard

Area: Africa

Country: Libya

State/County: Capital City

Location: Tripoli

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: 15 person(s)

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


At least 15 students suffered from food poisoning Saturday after eating cheese-filled croissants from the cafeteria of their vocational school in Tripoli. Health Minister Wael Abu Faour sent the head of the Health Department in north Lebanon to the Abi Samra Technical School to investigate the incident. The students were moved to Al-Mazloum and As-Shifaa hospitals in northern city. A source from As-Shifaa Hospital told The Daily Star that the hospital received 11, including two who were in a "critical condition."

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