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Crews scrubbing down Brusly Elementary after more than 150 students, employees fall ill

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BRUSLY - Cleaning crews scrubbed the entirety of Brusly Elementary School after throngs of students and staff members fell victim to a virus this week.

According to West Baton Rouge Schools Superintendent Wes Watts, about 150 students and 20 teachers were out sick Wednesday. Watts attributed the mass illness to a highly contagious stomach virus.

School officials say the campus was cleaned Wednesday night.

The school was open Thursday.


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