An outbreak of flu at Washington State University shows few signs of slowing down as more students report symptoms suspected of being from the H1N1 virus, school officials said Thursday.
More than 2,600 students have come down with possible cases of H1N1 since classes began August 24, said James Tinney, WSU director of media relations. "It takes about three to four days to get over the virus, so many of the people who have had it are already feeling better and are back in class," he said.
On Thursday, 128 new suspected cases of the virus, also known as swine flu, were reported among the nearly 18,000 students who make up the school's Pullman, Washington, campus, said Dr. Dennis Garcia, health and wellness associate medical director. Read full article »