UChatter: Swine flu

Of the five probable swine flu cases reported in the city of Chicago so far, two are Medical Center employees, according to an e-mail Dean of Students Kimberly Goff-Crews and CFO Nim Chinniah sent to students, faculty, and staff Wednesday evening.

The University News Office is maintaining a new Web site with up-to-date information and the University’s response.

Here’s a roundup of what others in the University community are saying about swine flu—globally and locally:


David Brooks, AB’83
Op-ed columnist, commentator, and author


Kenneth Alexander
Chief of pediatric infectious diseases

Anupam Chander
Visiting law professor and scholar of globalization and digitization

Casey B. Mulligan
Chicago Booth professor of economics

Harold Pollack
Faculty chair of the Center for Health Administration Studies and SSA associate professor

Patrick C. Wilson
Assistant professor of immunology


Erin Franzinger, ’09
Fourth-year Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations major in the College and Chicago Studies program coordinator

Asher Klein, ’11
Second-year English major in the College and news editor at the Chicago Maroon


Jeremy Manier
Medical Center senior science reporter and new-media editor

University of Chicago Press editors

If we have missed a swine flu story with a University of Chicago connection, please leave a link and description as a comment. Thanks!—UChiBLOGo

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