School Being Sanitized After Dozens Fall Ill

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Associated Press Release

WESTON, Fla. (AP) -- Cleaning crews are at work at a South Florida elementary school where dozens of students have fallen ill.

WFOR-TV reports clean-up crews are working with the health department to sanitize Manatee Bay Elementary.

Students at the school in Weston have reported symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea and fever.

The principal sent a letter to parents urging them to keep any sick kids home and encourage their children to wash their hands frequently.

Parents told the station between 200 and 300 kids had gotten sick and some were going to the school to pick their children up.

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