Second Welwyn Hatfield school being tested for swine flu

A SUSPECTED case of swine flu has been identified at a second Times Territory school. A pupil at Monk's Walk School, in Knightsfield, WGC is currently under investigation. A statement from headteacher Philip Bunn, posted on the school's website, reads:

A SUSPECTED case of swine flu has been identified at a second Times Territory school.

A pupil at Monk's Walk School, in Knightsfield, WGC is currently under investigation.

A statement from headteacher Philip Bunn, posted on the school's website, reads:

"The student is recovering at home.

"The school has been advised that no actions are necessary and the school will remain open as usual.

"Students should come to school as normal."

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It adds: "The school is working closely with the Health Protection Agency, NHS colleagues and local authority to monitor the situation."

The news follows a suspected outbreak of swine flu at Sherrardswood School in Welwyn.

For more on this story see today's Welwyn & Hatfield Times.