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Several counties in KY cancel school due to flu outbreak

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Eastern Kentucky is in the midst of a flu outbreak.

Schools in Pike, Martin, Floyd, Johnson, Lawrence and Magoffin County are closed due to the flu.

Teachers tell WOWK News13, with all the absences they have been seeing at schools, it just made sense to cancel classes.