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Bohol poisoning

March 7, 2007 7:04pm

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March 9, 2005: Twenty-seven children died and around a hundred more fell ill due to food poisoning in Mabini, Bohol. The incident was initially blamed on cyanide in the cassava which the victims had for recess . Investigation conducted by poison control experts, however, traced the cause to severe dehydration secondary to pesticide poisoning.
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