Food poisoning lands scores of tourists in Bodrum hospital
MUĞLA - Anatolia News Agency
Some 83 tourists were hospitalized last night after contracting food poisoning. DHA photoSome 83 tourists were hospitalized last night after contracting food poisoning in Bodrum’s Ortakent neighborhood.
Muğla Provincial Health Director Cihan Tekin said the tourists had been diagnosed with nausea and heavy stomach aches but would soon be released from hospital.
Officials from the Food, Agriculture and Livestock Ministry took samples of the food and drinks that the tourists might have consumed.
Bodrum District Gov. Mehmet Gödekmerdan also said they were conducting an investigation at the tourists’ hotel.
“We sent the samples to the laboratory; we will announce the results tomorrow,” he said.