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Surge in flu cases at Health and Wellness Services
March 12, 2009

PULLMAN –The number of students going to WSU Health & Wellness Services (HWS) for the flu in the last two weeks is more than triple the number of the last three months combined.


“We’ve diagnosed 28 students with influenza since the beginning of March. It’s a mixture of type A and B, and other clinics in the area as well as the hospital have also seen an increase in the number of flu patients,” said Dr. Bruce Wright, director of HWS. “I’ve had a few phone calls from faculty wondering if there’s a new illness going around campus. … » More …