News: swine flu hits truth in shredding towers


Looks like the Sine Flu... now known more catchly as H1N1... is the big thing in town as Shred Junior seniors school is closed as a result of a possible outbreak:
There is laboratory confirmation that a 12-year-old pupil at Downend School has tested positive for virus A H1N1, commonly known as swine ‘flu. On the advice of the Health Protection Agency, the school will be closed for a week as a precautionary measure.

The pupil concerned has recently returned from Mexico and her symptoms so far are mild. Precautionary steps have been taken to minimise the risk to pupils and staff, whose welfare is paramount.

Antiviral drugs were issued to year 7 students this afternoon to reduce any possible spread of infection. The drugs will also be offered to teaching staff and pupils from other year groups who have had contact with the affected pupil.
full post... he thinks it's great as he won't have to go to school... watch this space...