Lack of cash putting kids at risk of flu; SCHOOLS.THE safety of children and teachers could be at risk by a lack of central funding to combat swine flu swine flu
A highly contagious form of human influenza caused by a filterable virus identical or related to a virus formerly isolated from infected swine. , it was warned yesterday.
Education Minister Caitriona Ruane was urged by a major teaching union to come up with the money needed to combat the spread of the H1N1 virus.
Irish National Teachers' Organisation official Tony Carlin car·line or car·lin
A woman, especially an old one.
[Middle English kerling, from Old Norse, from karl, man.] said: "It would appear that schools will be required to provide resources such as tissues, alcohol wipes and other measures out of school budgets."
Earlier this week Ms Ruane said she had written to schools with guidance on swine flu outbreak.
But she made no mention of funding.