77 hospitalized in E China after eating lobsters

NANCHANG – Seventy-seven people were hospitalized after eating lobsters in a city in EastChina’s Jiangxi province, local authorities said Friday.

The residents of the city of Ruichang suffered vomiting and diarrhea after attending a lobsterfeast Thursday night. The hospitalized residents are all in stable condition.

It is believed that the diners might’ve been sickened by E coli contamination, according todoctors at the Ruichang People’s Hospital.

Local authorities are continuing to investigate the case.

Xinhua

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