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  1. Fentanyl-tainted gummy bears sicken 5 kids at Virginia school; couple charged in case.

    A child shared some gummy bears with fellow fourth graders at a Virginia school. After five got sick, police found fentanyl in the candy baggie. By Mike Snider, USA TODAY Two people have been arrested and charged after several Virginia fourth graders were sickened after eating gumm
  2. School students hospitalised after eating gummy bears that test positive for fentanyl

    By Abigail O'Leary & Abigail O'Leary Seven primary school children were rushed to hospital after eating gummy bears that tested positive for fentanyl, a drug 50 times stronger than heroin. The primary school children, who attend Central Elementary School in Amherst, Virginia , start