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School Closure Left to Principals’ Discretion

November 5, 2009

Education authorities in Seoul have set guidelines on temporarily closing schools amid growing public concern about the rapid spread of influenza A (H1N1) among young students.

Under the guidelines, which were made with the help of medical experts, principals at elementary and secondary schools in Seoul can decide to close a class when 10 percent of its students are confirmed to have contracted the new flu virus or 25 percent are suspected of having been infected.

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