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Grant MacEwan student diagnosed with swine flu

Students and staff were notified of the case by e-mail

According to a report in the Edmonton Journal, a student at one of Grant MacEwan College’s Alberta campuses has been diagnosed with the H1N1 flu virus. Staff and students were notified of the case by e-mail.

“MacEwan continues to remind students, faculty and staff to follow recommended procedures such as handwashing, covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing, checking with your doctor if you have any flu-like symptoms and staying at home if you are ill,” read the e-mail.

The school says it has installed sanitizers in various locations at all four campuses and is disinfecting surfaces more frequently. The majority of the school’s classes are done until fall.

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