A member of staff at Sutton Coldfield College has the first confirmed case of swine flu in further education. The woman, based at the Josiah Mason campus in Birmingham, was diagnosed last week. Students with whom she had been in contact were notified.
In line with advice from the Health Protection Agency, the college has not closed. The agency said the West Midlands has been the area hardest hit by the illness, with 1,095 confirmed cases.