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Canton schools trying to contain spread of scabies

CANTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Canton Public School District says that it is working diligently to contain the spread of scabies at several of its schools.

The school district says they have informed parents that their children may have recently been exposed.

There are 5-10 reported cases of scabies at several of the schools in the Canton Public School District. The district is in the process of performing a deep cleaning to disinfect the buildings.

They say teachers are also making sure students increase hand washing. 

The school district says that every measure possible has been taken to prevent the spread of scabies.

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