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At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychees

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Dozens of children have died from acute encephalitis in the past 10 days, say health officialsAt least 31 children have died in northern India in the past 10 days from a brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials have said.The deaths were reported by two hospitals in Muzaffarpur in Bihar state, famed for it lush lychee orchards, officials said. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-06-13 03:07:02

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