Nation/World

Swine flu surges on U.S. campuses

Influenza-like illnesses on college campuses, generally presumed to be H1N1 flu, jumped 34 percent in the week ending Friday, according to data compiled by the American College Health Association.

A total of 8,861 new cases and 20 hospitalizations were reported by the 270 colleges and universities that provide data.

Unexpectedly, a resurgence of flu activity was observed in several regions that previously had seen declines, including the Southeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.



Click here to comment on this story »



Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.



Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile