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Thursday

October 8, 2009 2:28 pm

H1N1 confirmed in six students

After three or more confirmed cases the CDC will no longer test cultures, so going forward any student exhibiting ILI will be presumed to have H1N1.

Thursday

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.