More than 70 students ill at Humber College


TORONTO – More than 70 students at a Toronto college have fallen ill, with symptoms of vomiting and abdominal pain.

Humber College spokesman Andrew Leopold says 77 students have been affected and most of them live at a residence at the institution’s North Campus.

Leopold says students began reporting symptoms around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, with more cases surfacing through the night.

He says some students were taken to a hospital for treatment but have since been released.

Leopold says the hospital indicates the source of the illness is undetermined.

He says Humber is working with Toronto Public Health to investigate the illness and will be closely monitoring those affected.

The college’s North Campus residence houses about 1,000 students.