Duke Calls Off a Summer Program Due to Flu Outbreak

July 23, 2009

Duke University on Wednesday announced it would shut down one session of its Talent Identification Program -- a summer enrichment program for youths -- after 25 of the 260 participants were diagnosed with the flu, presumed to be the H1N1 virus. None of the students are hospitalized or in serious danger, but Duke officials said they acted to avoid spreading the virus to other students in the program.

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