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'Care packages' assembled for swine flu on campus

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'Care packages' assembled for swine flu on campus

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Some Florida universities are preparing care packages for students who come down with swine flu on campus.

Federal health officials have asked that students avoid class, roommates and cafeterias if they're suffering from swine flu. Most schools say they'll deliver "sick trays" to students confined to their rooms.

Florida State University will offer a care package online for parents to send. The packs will include thermometers, soup, ginger ale, tea, muffins and possibly hand sanitizer and a face mask.

A University of Florida pack could include Gatorade along with health items. Similar kits will be given to students who visit Florida Atlantic University's health clinic.

Palm Beach Atlantic University will provide movies and a variety of food and fluids.

Source: The Associated Press


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"With the first week of classes almost in the books at FAU, when we asked students about the possible threat of swine flu, they replied "what swine flu?"

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