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Students, faculty and staff with flu-like symptoms during the week ending Friday, October 9, 2009 *
Number of students: 21 (16 in campus housing, 5 in off campus housing)
Number of faculty and staff: 2
Total affected: 23, out of 15,000 in the AU community
* The University reports flu-like symptoms and is unable to confirm the number of cases of H1N1 because H1N1 testing is not being performed (in accordance with CDC guidelines).
As the H1N1 virus infection continues to be a concern, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone take the appropriate health precautions.
American University’s Emergency Response Team and the university president’s cabinet have established guidelines to help the university community respond in the event of a pandemic outbreak. They also continue to monitor all recommendations and updates provided by national, state, and local health agencies to keep the community informed.
To protect yourself and stay healthy during influenza season, read these helpful tips. Visit this page frequently to stay informed of the latest news, information, and resources about the H1N1 virus infection.