Dozens of students sickened in Bordentown

November 4, 2008 4:13:27 AM PST
Burlington County's Health Department is trying to determine what is sickening students at an elementary school in Bordentown. Twenty-seven students called out sick and 19 were sent home from the Peter Muschal School on Monday. Seventy-five of the 573 students were out sick on Friday.

Officials say, based on their symptoms, the students appear to have a gastrointestinal illness.

The school is being cleaned with a bleach solution.

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Information from: The Times, http://www.nj.com/times

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