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New Flu Cases In Prince George's Schools

Prince George's County school officials report two more probable cases of swine flu: One student at Vansville Elementary School in Beltsville and the other at Montpelier Elementary School in Laurel. Both schools were previously closed but re-opened today. The two...

By Michael E. Ruane  |  May 6, 2009; 4:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Schools  
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Catholic School to Re-Open Monday

Our Lady of Victory elementary school, the northwest Washington parochial school closed yesterday by the swine flu outbtreak, will re-open Monday, a spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of Washington says. The school was closed after a teacher came down with a...

By Michael E. Ruane  |  May 6, 2009; 11:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Schools  
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D.C. Catholic School Closes for Swine Flu

Our Lady of VIctory School in Northwest Washington has joined the ranks of local schools closed because of the swine flu outbreak, D.C. officials announced early this morning.

By Washington Post Editor  |  May 5, 2009; 5:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Cases , Schools  
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Policy for Closing Schools Draws Criticism

Resistance emerged in the Washington area today to the policy of closing schools to prevent the possible spread of swine flu, as Montgomery County school superintendent Jerry Weast complained that the ongoing shutdown of Rockville High School was not justified....

By Chris Stanford  |  May 4, 2009; 8:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Opinions , Prevention , Schools  
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New Flu Case in the District

A third student at George Washington University is believed to have contracted the swine flu, the District's department of health says. The student did not require hospitalization and no longer has any symptoms, department spokeswoman Dena Iverson says. Two other...

By Michael E. Ruane  |  May 4, 2009; 2:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  New Cases , Schools  
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Does Closing Schools Stop Swine Flu?

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they are re-examining whether closing schools is an effective way to halt swine flu -- especially if students at a school are infected by someone in the larger community and...

By Shankar Vedantam  |  May 4, 2009; 2:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Prevention , Schools  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Schools Deal With Flu Fallout, Michael E. Ruane , May 4, 2009
Rockville High AP Test Site Moved, Michael E. Ruane , May 3, 2009
2 Washington & Lee Students Are 'Probable Cases', washingtonpost.com Editor , May 1, 2009
Flu Bags Rockville Scottish Festival, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
Flu Spreads and More Schools are Closed, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
Rockville High SAT Site Moved, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
Rockville Students Urged to Avoid Congregating, Michael E. Ruane , May 1, 2009
Rockville High School Closed Friday by Swine Flu Worries, washingtonpost.com Editor , May 1, 2009
School Closings -- Smart Move or Panic?, Shankar Vedantam , April 30, 2009
 
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