The Coppell High School (Coppell High School) has experienced a large number of absenteeism due to what could be a major influenza epidemic that has caused great concern to society and university leaders.
Over 300 students did not respond to classes between Monday and Tuesday because flu-like symptoms were confirmed by Coppell School District staff.
Meanwhile, the district reported 235 students who were not present on Monday, and at least 115 students left school early. On Tuesday secondary school reported 325 students who were not present.
This school, located in the west of the city, has been registered for around 1300, which means that about 25 percent of the students left the first two days of the class.
The Coppell school district sent a letter to inform parents about the high number of flu cases. Part of the letters indicated the guidelines for regional health support.
"Influenza is a virus and easy to carry for others. The main symptom of flu is fever and it can include body pain, chills, cough and congestion, sore throat or vomiting," says a letter sent to parents Last Monday they urged to leave sick children to stay sick at home 24 hours after they have a fever.
The letter also reminded parents that the influenza vaccine is the first line of defense against influenza in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to help children take other preventive measures.
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