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Boston Closes Elementary School On Swine Flu Fears

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Boston school officials have closed another Boston public school because of an H1N1 flu outbreak.

The James Otis Elementary School will close beginning Thursday and reopen June 11, after attendance rates dropped steadily this week.

Officials say 115 students and eight staff members were absent Wednesday, and another 10 children were sent home sick, and their families confirmed they were exhibiting flu-like symptoms.

Three other Boston public schools schools remain closed and will re-open Monday.

This program aired on June 3, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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