Home > Parenting > Child > News 11 May 2011 Chewing gum hospitalises 200 pupils Chewing gum was behind the hospitalisation of 200 pupils from the Trevor Manuel primary school in Fisantekraal, said the City of Cape Town. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' Chewing gum was behind the hospitalisation of 200 pupils from the Trevor Manuel primary school in Fisantekraal, said the City of Cape Town. A few pupils found the gum on a nearby farm and distributed it to other students. NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 More: ChildNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.