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Dozens of students sent home sick from Ebenezer Middle School

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EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

An outbreak of illness has sent dozens of students at Ebenezer Middle School home.

According to the Effingham County School Superintendent, more than 50 eight graders stayed home sick on Thursday.

Several students were sent home early on Wednesday afternoon after getting sick at school.

Everything is being thoroughly cleaned and wiped down at Ebenezer Middle, and extra cleaning precautions are being taken.

The Board of Education sent out a phone message to parents letting them know the situation at the school.

The exact cause of the illness has not been determined.

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