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World Cup Volunteers Reportedly Sickened After Catered Lunch in Brasilia

According to a June 17, 2014, report from Brasilia, at least 40 volunteers at the World Cup soccer tournament there were sickened after a Saturday luncheon served to about 300 people. Health surveillance officials said the symptoms included abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting and had occurred just before the match between Switzerland and Ecuador. Luncheon… Continue Reading

Food Poisoning for World Cup Volunteers

Ninety Fifa World Cup volunteers were treated for food poisoning after eating breakfast at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga on Friday. Local organizing committee spokesman Rich Mkhondo said, “they got sick after eating food this morning. Some of them were vomiting while others suffered from diarrhea.” An investigation had been launched to determine if… Continue Reading