FAQ
Log In
Tuesday 22nd May 2018
News
 › 
 › 

Flu knocks out 300 school children

8th October 2009

More than 300 pupils at a Scottish school are off sick with many suffering flu-like symptoms.

A quarter of pupils Linlithgow Academy in West Lothian are ill and 14 are confirmed as having swine flu. West Lothian Council has written to all parents as a precautionary measure but it stressed there were no plans to close schools in the area. NHS Lothian is working closely with the council and stressed that good hand and personal hygiene would help reduce the spread of the virus.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Flu knocks out 300 school children
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 12851
Date Added: 8th Oct 2009

Sources

BBC News

Recent Related Articles

Energy drinks ban in the UK

Actions

Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles

Tags

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2018