Unhappy returns: Imelda Marcos’ 90th birthday bash ruined as 261 hospitalised

Aides help former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos walk, as she arrives at an anti-corruption court Sandiganbayan, to attend a court hearing in Quezon City, Metro Manila, in Philippines November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/Files

MANILA (Reuters) – Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with 261 friends and supporters rushed to Manila hospitals with suspected food poisoning. Emergency rooms in the city’s Pasig area were inundated with patients vomiting and suffering from diarrhoea and dizziness, according […]

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