20 children taken ill after swallowing deworming pills


Khatima (Uttarakhand), Feb 11 (ANI): At least 20 school children were taken ill and admitted to a community health centre after they were allegedly administered deworming medicine on the National Deworming Day in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district on Wednesday. The condition of children started deteriorating reportedly after they were administered doses of Albendazole tablets at Government Girls Inter College. Chief Medical Officer said a medical team was sent there, and after preliminary check-up they were admitted to the hospital. He added that they are stable now.