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article imageHAZMAT Team Sent To Des Moines School

By Mark L Harvey     Mar 4, 2008 in Health
A mysterious illness struck many students at a physical education class yesterday, sending them on an emergency trip to the hospital via school bus. In all, 22 children are involved and at least two adults.
It is unclear what caused them to be sick with vomiting, dizziness and nausea. The details are sketchy but at least two children have been released.
A hazardous materials team has been sent to the school to try and determine the cause and to rule out hazardous materials release.
Details here.
[...] Dr. Steve Stephenson said a few children were administered oxygen and intravenous liquids, and that most of the students were getting better quickly. He said the simultaneous illness "certainly suggests it was something environmental." [...]
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