South Hampstead school reopens after swine flu scare

THE Hampstead school struck by swine flu has reopened today after the Health Protection Agency recommended resumption of business as normal. South Hampstead High School has been closed since the weekend after a 14-year-old pupil contracted the influenza A

THE Hampstead school struck by swine flu has reopened today after the Health Protection Agency recommended resumption of business as normal.

South Hampstead High School has been closed since the weekend after a 14-year-old pupil contracted the influenza A H1N1 virus by coming into contact with a visitor from Mexico.

She is said to be making a good recovery at home. Headteacher Jenny Stephen said: "We have received the following from HPA: The same advice as previously applies to anybody who becomes unwell with flu-like symptoms - that is to call their GP, self isolate at home and wait until they are risk assessed by GP and the Health Protection Unit.


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