Wednesday, June 3, 2009

De La Salle University Suspends their classes due to H1N1

MANILA - The De La Salle University-Manila (DLSU-M) on Wednesday announced a suspension of classes starting Thursday, June 4, until Saturday, June 13, due to a confirmed case of influenza A (H1N1) in their school community.
A dzMM report said that the A (H1N1) case was from an exchange student who arrived last May 12.
This is the first case in the country of a school applying the Department of Health (DOH) mandated alert status for A (H1N1) cases.



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MANILA, Philippines - The number of people infected with the deadly Influenza A(H1N1) virus in the Philippines has climbed to 22 with the addition of another one, Health secretary Francisco Duque III said Wednesday.

In a press conference, Duque said the latest confirmed case was a foreign exchange student from the De La Salle University (DLSU) in Taft Avenue, Manila.

Following the discovery, classes in DLSU would be postponed for 10 days starting from June 4 to June 14, Duque said.

Duque advised all the school students, particularly those who came in close contact with the infected student, to observe self quarantine and avoid malls and other crowded places.