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Fatal diarrhoea outbreak in North

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One child has died and 37 remain in hospital following a diarrhoea outbreak at a school in Chiang Rai. 

About 160 students fell ill after eating a meal at the Samukkee Pattana School in Mae Fah Luang district of the northern province last Wednesday, according to local media reports.

About 100 students of the school for hilltribe children in Therd Thai sub-district near the Myanmar border were sent to Mae Fah Luang, Maechan and Chiang Rai Prachanukroh hospitals from Thursday to Saturday. They suffered from diarrhoea, vomiting and dehydration.

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