Main Menu

20 people sought help from Vaiola Hospital during the weekend for food poisoning

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 12/04/2017

Those that sought help from Vaiola Hospital during the weekend from food poisoning are in stable conditions.

Speaking to Radio and Television Tonga News, the Medical Superintendent of Vaiola Hospital – Dr. Lisiate ‘Ulufonua said, about 20 people sought medical help from Vaiola during the weekend for food poisoning and majority of them were children.

4 of the children were admitted, and they ranged from infants to 7 year olds. They are already released from Vaiola.

Dr. Lisiate ‘Ulufonua is urging the public especially parents to be more cautious with the food they eat especially takeaways, in this warm weather to reduce such problems.

This is the first food poisoning case recorded by Vaiola this year.

© Radio and Television Tonga News