Archive for July, 2005

Mystery Illness Kills at Least 17 in China – Yahoo! News

July 25, 2005

Mystery Illness Kills at Least 17 in China – Yahoo! News: “BEIJING – An unidentified illness has killed 17 farmers and sickened 41 others in southwestern China after they butchered sick pigs or sheep, China’s official news agency said Sunday.

Those affected had symptoms including high fever, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, and ‘became comatose later with bruises under the skin,’ Xinhua news agency said.

Over the past four weeks, 58 people from areas around the cities of Ziyang and Neijiang in China’s southwestern Sichuan province were hospitalized with such symptoms, Xinhua said.”

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Odd…

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