129 Chinese kids hospitalised after school meal

Beijing, April 28: As many as 129 kindergarten students in China’s Yunnan province fell ill after having breakfast at school, officials said.

According to the publicity department of Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture, a hospital in the city of Wenshan Friday received 129 children from a kindergarten which reported feeling dizzy and nauseated after breakfast, Xinhua reported.

An improperly cooked soya milk, consumed by kids at the kindergarten, may have caused the problem, an initial probe suggested.

Till evening, 82 children had left the hospital, while the others remained in hospital, officials said.

IANS