More than 2,000 Washington State University students have reported flu-like symptoms this month, and although campus officials say most cases last from three to five days, web-based course delivery could play an important role if flu cases worsen and quarantined students can't attend class for several weeks, officials say. 

The university created an H1N1 (swine) flu guidance web site last month, and Washington State spokesman James Tinney said the site has had "quite a good readership" over the past three weeks. The web site includes tips like maintaining a six-foot space between sick students and their roommates and waiting 24 hours


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