UW-Madison creates isolation rooms for students with Swine Flu

One Wisconsin University has a new weapon against the spread of the swine flu, isolation. UW-Madison has set aside four isolation rooms, with a total of 45 beds.

The rooms are equipped with wifi, televisions, food and bathrooms so students don't have to leave. In fact, they are asked not to leave until 24 hours after their fever is gone.

The university still recommends students go home if they get ill. But, for those who can't they say this is the best option for everyone.

As of Friday morning, there were eight students using the rooms. UW-Madison says it will continue to offer the isolation rooms until there are no more cases of H1N1 on campus.


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