Center For Disease Control and Prevention
In a letter to parents on the school district’s website, school officials say the virus was reported at Juan Pablo Duarte-José Julián Martí School No. 28.
The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.
A new report shows that one in eight New York City children have been diagnosed with asthma, making childhood asthma rates in the city higher than the national average.
The announcement by the mayor comes following a study that was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.