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When Class Is Cancelled Due to the Flu: Schools Across at Least 12 States Are Keeping Kids Home Due to Epidemic

The 74 Million – Laura Fay

“Flu season is here, and the virus is officially “widespread” in 49 states, overwhelming hospitals and keeping thousands of students home sick from school. Although there is no official count of school closings for flu-related concerns, The 74 has tallied at least 11 districts and nine scattered individual schools across 12 states that have closed for a full day or longer because of excessive absences and concerns about the virus. Thirty children have died, and the governor of Alabama has declared a state of emergency due to the flu.” (more)

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