Health officials investigate reports of students getting mysterious vocal tics


DANVERS (FOX 25 / — More than a dozen students at a Massachusetts school have been getting mysterious vocal tics.

It's happening at Essex Agricultural and Technical High School, according to the Department of Public Health.

Danvers Health Director Peter Mirandi told the Salem News health officials don't know if it's a contagious disease or an environmentally induced disorder.

No case has been confirmed through a physician. FOX 25's Nicole Jacobs talked to two 18-year-old students who said they have a couple of kids in their class who have the vocal tic.

Read more: The Salem News