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Rockville Kid with Swine Flu Got Infection Locally

Montgomery County officials have talked about why they closed Rockville High School. A student who fell ill with suspected swine flu appears not to have traveled to Mexico or other affected areas -- which means the infection must have come from the community. Officials said it was a special needs child who fell ill, which raises additional complexities about how the child could have contracted the infection.

Officials have asked children from the school to stay home:

By Shankar Vedantam  |  May 1, 2009; 4:49 PM ET
Categories:  New Cases  
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