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Swine flu outbreak

A head went down with swine flu when the virus hit a quarter of her pupils. The outbreak at Beechcroft St Paul's Primary in Weymouth saw pupils "dropping every 10 minutes" with sickness, nausea and headaches. Sarah Sprague was taken ill along with 55 pupils out of the 207 on roll. She told the Dorset Echo: "I know why it's called swine flu - because it's an absolute pig. It completely debilitates you. I couldn't get up - I felt nauseous, sick and like I was going to collapse."

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