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49 students fall sick after consuming de-worming pills

Press Trust of India  |  Ratlam/ Khandwa (MP) 

Forty-nine students of two schools and an aanganwadi center today took ill after they were given de-worming pills in separate incidents in and districts of Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

All the children, who fell sick after being administered albendazole tablets on National De-worming Day, were out of danger, they said.

Only nine students of a school and aanganwadi center (pre-school center) are being treated in the district hospital, Chief Medical and Dr Ramesh Khandelwal told

The remaining 40 students of Saint Meera Convent School in district, have been discharged, another said.

"We are investigating the reason that caused the Accordingly, we are going to take action," he added.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 20:45 IST