Schools close due to swine flu outbreak

Friday, May 01, 2009

Hundreds of schools nationwide received unexpected vacation days this week for thousands of school kids because of concerns about swine flu. In Fort Worth, Texas, all 144 schools were closed because of a suspected swine flu case.

Joining The Takeaway is Monica Davey, the Chicago bureau chief for The New York Times, and Clint Bond, spokesperson for The Fort Worth Independent School District to talk about the various reactions nationwide towards how to deal with swine flu concerns that are affecting our daily lives.


Clint Bond and Monica Davey

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Daljit Dhaliwal and Todd Zwillich

Comments [2]


i also noticed that also has worldwide stats..kinda interesting

May. 03 2009 06:52 PM

I don't blame them.. I don't want my kid infected. A good site to keep track is <a href=""></a>

May. 03 2009 06:51 PM

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