Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Local health authorities theorized the children contracted the disease from eating live chickens that were sold 10 days earlier.
The children came from the Guangxi autonomous region. But cases were likewise detected in the villages of Dingsan and nearby Eshan. School authorities ordered the closure of the Dingsan Elementary School to prevent further spreading.
Health experts are now looking at a possible angle that the Tibet outbreak did not originally start from there.