25 scouts hospitalized in Chimay following food poisoning: “Our teams worked for more than six hours”

The night from Sunday to Monday was short for the Emergency Department of the Fagnes Health Center (CSF) in Chimay. Around 10 p.m., the SMUR intervened in a scout camp in the Chimay-Couvin region.

▶▶ CSF director Thierry Boxus explains: “No less than 25 scouts suffered from food poisoning. Our teams worked for more than six hours. »

▶▶ According to our information, here is what would have caused the intoxication of the scouts.

▶▶ For the Fagnes Health Center, it is not a first to have to intervene with scout camps.


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