Mumbai closes theatres and schools as swine flu spreads
The flu has led to the death of...
August 12, 2009 3:42 by Aarti Nagraj
Mumbai is shutting schools and movie theaters because of the increasing number of swine flu-cases in the region, officials have confirmed. Schools in Mumbai will remain closed for a week and malls and movie halls will shut down for three days to contain the virus. The flu has led to the death of 15 people across the country so far.
According to Bloomberg, shares of movie theatre companies have fallen, while those of pharmaceutical companies have gone up.