The subfreshman Halloween celebration was canceled this afternoon, making it the first casualty of the circulating flu bug. Forty-seven students were absent today, more than double Monday's total of 21. The Halloween party had been planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Uni has long been preparing for the possibility of a swine flu outbreak, but as of yet has not seen anything that can be qualified as such. However, the number of students who call in sick or leave school early due to illness has been rising, and it is possible that Uni is finally getting its share of the flu. Check inside for the numbers.
Some health experts claim a deadly, widespread swine flu pandemic; others tell us not to worry about H1N1. However, many of us simply want a dose of reality: What should we do if we were to catch the swine flu? CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers five simple points of advice for parents and kids on how to deal with the illness.