Other stories we’ve been reading:
For the first time, the H1N1 virus has been found in American pigs. Officials believe the pigs caught the virus from infected students who were visiting the fair.
One in five U.S. children had an influenza-like illness during the first 11 days of October, and most of those cases were probably pandemic H1N1 influenza, according to the CDC.
On the higher education front, a group of Massachusetts colleges are trying to combat the infamous Freshman 15 by reducing plate sizes and sneaking healthier ingredients into cafeteria food.