Bishkek, March 14, 2018 / Kabar /. The state of three children poisoned in Uzgen is assessed as difficult, the press service of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
14 people were hospitalized on Tuesday to Uzgen hospital with signs of poisoning, three of them in serious condition. According to the information, they were poisoned on 11 March. Nine people asked for medical help on March 12, five more people on March 13. Reportedly, they all were poisoned with a homemade canned vegetable salad. Doctors diagnosed botulism.
"As of March 14, 2018, there are 17 people injured with food poisoning, 6 of them children. 5 children were transferred to the Osh City Clinical Hospital on March 13. The condition of three children is assessed as severe," the Ministry of Health reported today.