Friday, June 14, 2019

Mass Poisonings In The Dominican Republic? Up To 70 Tourists Report Illness....45 Sick At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March

Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country for all of 2018, according to In June alone, 52 tourists reported symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and fever. More than 45 of them identified themselves as guests at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana. “People report food-borne illnesses but it’s possible that they experienced some other type of contamination,” said Patrick Quade, founder of, adding that he consulted with scientists regarding his findings. “We started to see unusual activity in April when six people reported being ill on the island, but in June it exploded,” Quade said. Source

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