(NBC News) Hundreds of people in West Virginia have complained of symptoms after a chemical spill contaminated the water supply for nine counties, but fewer than 10 have been hospitalized, officials said.
By early evening Friday, the state's poison control center had logged 670 calls since the massive leak sparked a tap-water ban for 300,000 — and the reports were still pouring in, said the director, Dr. Elizabeth Scharman.
Many of those were from people experiencing nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, skin irritation or rashes. "It's varying degrees of severity," she said.
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