Swine flu strikes third Welwyn Hatfield school

SWINE flu has struck a third school in Welwyn Hatfield. Following reported cases at Sherrardswood School in Welwyn and Monk's Walk School

SWINE flu has struck a third school in Welwyn Hatfield.

A pupil at Stanborough School, in Lemsford Lane, WGC, has been ordered to stay at home after displaying flu-like symptoms.

A statement on the school's website said: "The Health Protection Agency has informed the school that one of our students is under investigation as a possible case of influenza A type H1N1 (also known as 'swine flu').

"The student is recovering at home.


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

"Students should come to school as

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Stanborough is the third local school to have been affected by the potentially fatal disease in the last few days, following reports of the virus at both Sherrardswood School in Welwyn and Monk's Walk School in Knightsfield, WGC.

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