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Jewish Cornell student dies of swine flu complications

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.

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