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September 24, 2009 2:09 pm

H1N1 Update: Sept. 24, 2009

Dear Bates Community Members, Where we are We write again to keep everyone informed about H1N1.  While we have not…


August 27, 2009 2:50 pm

A letter to students and parents: Help Bates prepare for H1N1

As Bates excitedly anticipates a new academic year and the return of students to campus, we want to report that during our summer planning, we have monitored the situation with the H1N1 flu (aka “swine flu”). Symptoms of this strain of influenza have not been more severe than the usual seasonal flu symptoms, but because it is so easily transmitted we have made preparations for handling a busier-than-usual flu season at Bates.