Two more die of swine flu; more students infected

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 24 September, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 24 September, 2009, 12:00am
 

Two more swine flu patients died yesterday, both of whom had other diseases. One was a 63-year-old woman with lung cancer, the other a 34-year-old man with ankylosing spondylitis, an arthritis and autoimmune disease. They were the 17th and 18th fatalities. Outbreaks will close a primary and a secondary school for seven days after 18 pupils tested positive with swine flu. Two students were in hospital.

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