August 27, 2009 2:50 pm
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.
May 24, 2009 12:17 pm
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed eight H1N1 (swine flu) cases in Maine, with five other cases probable, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
May 5, 2009 10:10 am
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed one of seven Maine H1N1 (swine flu) cases reported. Up to six more are expected to be confirmed, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The cases involve two adults in Kennebec County, three adults and one youth in York County, and one youth in Penobscot County.