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Schools Poised To Close For Swine Flu Signs

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Schools Poised To Close For Swine Flu Signs

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Schools Poised To Close For Swine Flu Signs

Schools Poised To Close For Swine Flu Signs

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More than 245,000 U.S. schoolchildren were out of school as of Friday, thanks to the growing number of swine flu cases. As the virus has spread, federal officials have increased the pressure on schools to close if there's any chance of infection.

Guest host Lynn Neary speaks with NPR's Larry Abramson about how the spread of the swine flu virus has affected schools across the U.S.

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