UPDATE: Earlier this week we reported on the mystery illness that has gripped a high school in Kansas at Manhattan High School and the Riley County Health Department need parents help getting conclusive information on the mystery illness that’s affected over 100 students. Eighteen students were sent home Thursday and another fourteen on Friday for having stomach flu-like symptoms, the total is now roughly over 100.

According to Manhattan High School principal Greg Hoyt, the faculty and staff at the school are taking every precaution to ensure the illness doesn’t spread. “We are very hypersensitive to this so any student showing up in the nurse’s office complaining of an upset stomach, any type of nausea; in circumstances where we might feed them a saltine cracker and try to keep them in school. READ MORE