H1N1 Still on the Rise on Campuses

September 24, 2009

H1N1 and flu-like illnesses are still on the rise on campuses, according to data released Wednesday by the American College Health Association. The association has been using a national sample of colleges to track the spread of H1N1. Ninety-one percent of the 267 colleges and universities reported new cases in the last week, compared to 83 percent the prior week. The nationwide attack rate was 24.7 cases per 10,000 students, 15 percent higher than the prior week’s rate. Details of the weekly report may be found here.

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