Swine Flu May Be Behind 191 Illnesses at School

After spiking to more than 21 percent, the proportion of students at Pius X, a Catholic high school in Lincoln, Neb., who missed class with flu-like symptoms settled slightly on Thursday. The number of absent students rose to 229 on Wednesday before settling to 191 on Thursday, according to school officials. Of those absent, 13 have been confirmed to have swine flu -- but more confirmed cases are expected. The surge in illnesses first became apparents at the end of the school day on Monday,...Full Story
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