The school let the 26 students go home and canceled all classes later in the day. It remained closed on Tuesday as well, an official said. We dont know why such an incident happened, but we need to take good care of the students. Ill talk to them more to find out what happened, said Vice Principal Shigemitsu Mori. Twitter and other social media were abuzz with unfounded rumors of the students becoming possessed with evil spirits, the Nishinippon Shimbun reported Tuesday. The students got well soon afterward, according to the paper. Psychiatrist Rika Kayama said students in adolescence can feel excessive tension and anxiety, which are highly contagious, and added that the group panic attack might have been triggered by occultism. The only thing you can do (to avoid the recurrence of such incidents) is to distance yourself from people and topics that triggered such incidents.
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