Getty Images photo by Matt Cardy
May 1, 2009
upils gather outside the gates of Downend School, on Friday in Bristol, England. The school in Bristol has been closed this afternoon after a Year Seven was confirmed as having contracted swine flu. The World Health Organisation has issued a phase five Swine Influenza Virus (SIV) pandemic warning following the outbreak with positive reports of the virus spreading to the United States of America, United Kingdom and Europe.