China News Service, Xi'an, June 23 (Mei Ying Taki Shi Furong) Recently, a number of children in the Jinyuecheng Kindergarten in Jidibao, Lianhu District, Xi'an City, Shaanxi Province suffered from high fever, vomiting, diarrhea and other symptoms of suspected food poisoning.
A staff member of the Lianhu District Education Bureau of Xi'an City told a reporter from Chinanews.com on the 23rd that it was initially determined that the disease of the sick children in the kindergarten involved was caused by Salmonella infection.
According to reports, on June 17, a number of children in the Jinyuecheng Kindergarten in Jiedibao, Lianhu District, Xi'an City developed symptoms of suspected food poisoning such as high fever, vomiting, and diarrhea to varying degrees.
On June 19, the Lianhu District CDC immediately went to the kindergarten to carry out an investigation. Experts from the provincial and municipal CDC searched for a total of 135 cases, and extracted and tested the respiratory secretions and feces of the children.
At present, the children are treated in Xi'an Children's Hospital and the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Medical College.
"The child started to have a fever on the evening of June 18, and the test results showed that it was a bacterial infection. At the same time, other parents in the class group also said that the child had symptoms such as fever, vomiting, and diarrhea, and the hospital diagnosis showed that it was a salmonella infection." The kindergarten involved The parent of the child, Ms. Ma, told reporters that the park did not make a statement after the incident.
Ms. Ma expressed the hope that the relevant departments can find out the truth as soon as possible, investigate the relevant responsibilities, and give parents and society an explanation.
In response to the incident, a reporter from Chinanews.com called the Xi'an Lianhu District Education Bureau, the Xi'an Lianhu District Center for Disease Control and the Jiedipu Golden Yuecheng Kindergarten to learn about the situation.
"The investigation team is carrying out investigation work in the kindergarten involved, and the incident is still in the investigation stage." The staff of the CDC of Lianhu District, Xi'an City said in an interview that in response to this incident, the CDC has extracted the respiratory secretions and feces of the children for analysis. Testing, while the source of the kindergarten food is under investigation.
"The kindergarten is actively cooperating with various departments to carry out investigation work." The staff of Jidibao Golden Yuecheng Kindergarten responded to the reporter from Chinanews.com, saying that the kindergarten has been closed and classes have been suspended, and they are working hard to comfort parents.
"Through the preliminary judgment of relevant experts, the cause of the sick children in the kindergarten involved may be Salmonella infection, but the final confirmation must be subject to the official release." The staff of the Education Bureau of Lianhu District, Xi'an City said that the next step will be to reimburse the sick children. Medical expenses, nutrition expenses, etc., to ensure the rights and interests of children and parents.