Nearly 40 students, staff become ill at Pennsylvania school

HANOVER, Pa. — Nearly 40 students and staffers at a charter school complex in eastern Pennsylvania were taken to hospitals for evaluation after several people reported not feeling well.

But authorities say it’s not clear what caused the issue at the Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School in Hanover.

Emergency responders went there around noon, after school officials reported nearly a dozen people inside one of three buildings there were ailing.

The building, which houses seventh through twelfth grade students, was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” but operations continued at the other buildings, where younger students are taught.

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