381 students hospitalized in northeast China

Updated 2017-05-19 09:01:00 Xinhua

A total of 381 students from a private school were hospitalized in northeast China, authorities said Thursday.

The students from the No.2 Experimental School in Fuyu, Jilin Province, showed symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and fever Tuesday night, according to the city government. Medical staff later found that the school's filtered water supply contained excessive bacteria, while samples of the students' vomit tested positive of norovirus.

The school has more than 10,000 students, with about 8,000 boarding on campus. It provides filtered water to the campus via a pipeline. All water has been now turned off within the school.

By 5 p.m. Thursday, 125 students had been discharged from hospital.

Investigation into the cause of the contamination continues.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58September 21 2017 15:02:02

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16September 21 2017 15:02:02

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18September 21 2017 15:02:02

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

Most Watched

News:
China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
Video:
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
Photos:
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Travel:
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Lifestyle:
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords