Schools close in Kentucky county amid flu outbreak

Brian Zimmerman - Print  | 

Administrators with Muhlenberg (Ky.) County Schools canceled classes and all student activities for Monday and Tuesday at all schools due to an outbreak of influenza, according to a school alert.

Classes are expected to resume on Wednesday. In the meantime, families of students are encouraged to take necessary precautions to avoid infection.

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As of Jan. 28, the CDC has reported 15 pediatric influenza deaths this flu season.

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