fifty children had on Thursday, signs of intoxication, without that their state did not inspire concern, in a school of the 10th arrondissement of Marseille, a-t-on learned from several sources.
Seventy firefighters mobilized. “Thirty-two children and one adult have been evacuated to hospitals in marseille by the marine department, and sixteen children were brought directly by their parents,” said Jean Rampon, chief of staff of the prefect of the PACA region Stéphane Bouillon. “About 70 sailors-firefighters have been mobilised on site to take care of the children,” said a spokesperson for the marine fighters. “The children were seized with vomiting yesterday and today,” said Lionel Royer-Perreaut, mayor of the borough, highlighting that”no child is in danger.”
Probably a gastro-enteritis, collectively. investigations were still underway into the causes of the outbreak, has confirmed a spokesperson of the fire brigade, stating that the children were suffering from headaches and vomiting. “Have been ruled out as causes : a toxi-infection alimentaire collective TIAC) and the carbon monoxide poisoning”, a-t-we learned in a press release of the prefecture of the Bouches-du-Rhône. Two assumptions are always to the study, one for the potable water network, “less likely” according to Jean Rampon, and the other, “more likely”, in respect of a gastro-enteritis collective. The establishment will remain closed on Friday.