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Students Sickened by Pesticide on Bus

By: CNN
By: CNN

About 20 Florida students became sick this morning (Friday) on the bus ride to school.

Rescue crews met the students at the elementary school in Lake County, Florida.

Authorities say the kids were coughing and had watery eyes.

According to deputies, the bus driver is responsible for bringing a pesticide called Malathion on the bus.

Officials decontaminated the children and adults by washing them down with hoses.


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