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15 students stung at Gresham Middle, 5 taken to hospital

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Officials said 15 students were stung Thursday morning at a Knox County school.
Rural/Metro said five students were transported to East Tennessee Children's Hospital for treatment because they may be allergic, two of those transported as emergency patients. The hospital confirms they are treating five of the students in the emergency room.

The other students were treated on the scene,

There was initially some confusion as to what insects were involved, but now Knoxville Fire Department spokesman Captain D.J. Corcoran confirms they were yellow jackets.

Read more at WBIR.

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