Flu virus spreads faster than info on who has itWhen a swine flu case forced two neighboring Minnesota schools to close, an obvious question arose: Was it a staff member from a shared cafeteria or a student back from spring break? School officials didn't know. Minnesota health officials wouldn't say. And the absence of information fed a small-town rumor mill that prompted one parent to set the record straight about her daughter's cough.
By: Brian Bakst, Associated Press