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SWINE FLU: Schools Closing in Pittsburg, San Jose

By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 at 1:43 pm in Health & Safety.

Swine flu sign at Seoul Airport (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool) A day after one Pittsburg elementary school was closed to limit the spread of swine flu, nine children at another Pittsburg school seem to have been infected too. And that Santa Clara county teen thought to have swine flu? It’s confirmed and her high school has been shut down too. By this afternoon, some 100 of the nation’s 132,000 schools had been closed, and an Associated Press report quoted President Barack Obama as saying parents in every state should start preparing for that possibility. How are you doing? Freaked out? Staying calm?


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