NEW YORK (JTA) — A 20-year-old Cornell University student died of complications from swine flu.
Warren Schor, a Jewish student from Clinton Corners in upstate New York, died Friday at the Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. He had been hospitalized since Sept. 3 with flu-like symptoms.
Schor, who was majoring in economics and management, lived in a fraternity house on campus, according to the Ithaca Journal.
More than 500 students at Cornell have reported experiencing flu-like symptoms since the new school year began early this month.
WCBS-TV Channel 2 in New York City reported that a separate medical condition contributed to Schor’s death, according to published reports.
Cornell, which has about 20,000 students, will hold a memorial for Schor sometime this week.