4 probable swine flu cases at Univ. of Del.

April 28, 2009 8:53:46 PM PDT
Four University of Delaware students have been identified with cases of influenza that meet probable definitions for swine flu.The State Division of Public Health is submitting samples from these four cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine if they are cases of swine flu.

The students were treated at the University's Student Health Services on Monday and they are experiencing mild flu-like symptoms.

On Wednesday morning, UD and the Division of Public Health will conduct clinics to assess and treat additional symptomatic students.

UD students who are experiencing flu-like symptoms are advised to go to the Student Health Center or the temporary clinic. UD employees with medical questions or who are experiencing flu-like symptoms should contact their personal physicians.

UD is continuing normal operations, including classes.

Gov. Jack Markell will hold a news conference Wednesday at 11 a.m. to provide full details.

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