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Wendy V. Long, Editor of Breaking News From Gateway writes: Good afternoon: The Gateway Regional School District is seeing growing numbers of absences of students who have Influenza-Like Illnesses (ILI). Health officials are presuming that people who show ILI right now have Swine Flu. Parents are asked not to send students to school if they have flu-like symptoms. Students who are ill should not return to school until their fever has been… Read More

CDC Confirms Swine Flu in Two School-Aged Massachusetts Residents The Patrick Administration today announced the first confirmed cases of swine influenza in Massachusetts. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health DPH, the patients, two school-age residents of Middlesex County, are considered to have a mild case of the disease and are expected to make a complete recovery. Neither child attended school at any point during their illness, and their parents did… Read More

The Massachusetts Office of Health and Human Services has posted general information about Swine Flu here http://www.mass.gov/dph/swineflu, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted information here http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu. John Auerbach, 
Commissioner 
Massachusetts Department of Public Health writes: As I am sure you know by now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 20 cases of swine flu in humans in the U.S. (64 cases as of April 28, 2009… Read More

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