It turns out that Newham General Hospital had at least 70 people through their doors concerning the food poisoning epidemic. Some patients also had gone to King George's hospital or to Whipps Cross hospital, which, if you add in the number of people who are suffering in silence at home makes a lot of rather sick people
The kebab place has duly been closed and the various public/environmental health bodies are looking closely at the situation. I have heard an unconfirmed rumour that the cause of the sickness was due to Salmonella
At least one person is very ill, and at least eight people were admitted to Newham hospital. This has stretched the resources in the area to near breaking point, Newham hospital and King George's hospital were both closed on Sunday night because the A&Es were full, and there were no beds left in the hospital.
It got so bad that Newham hospital declared an internal “major incident” a wise choice I think, as it means that the resources needed to deal with the situation are pointed in the right direction.
Unfortunately, with our local hospitals closed, patients have needed to go further to get to a hospital. Some are quite happy, such as those who get taken to the Royal London (remember, in most people's eyes the Royal London is the hospital to go to. Meanwhile others have been less happy (such as those who have been taken to Whipps Cross
It is my belief that a terrorist network doesn't need bombs to bring London to it's knees, it just needs to spread a little Salmonella around, and then watch the NHS collapse