A WORKER has been sent home from a Liverpool call centre with suspected swine flu.
Barclays confirmed that the employee left the site on Wavertree Technology Park, after a GP said the worker may have the virus yesterday.
And parents at Childwall Valley Primary School have also been sent letters informing them of a pupil who may have contracted the virus last week.
The school is remaining open, in line with Government advice, but parents say they are still worried.
An employee at Barclays said: “We are all a bit concerned, we all share the same toilets and canteen, but nothing else has been done.
“I would have thought more precautions would have to be taken, we don’t want to catch it too.”
However health chiefs said this is now standard practice.
Since last Thursday the country is in a “treatment” phase, which means GPs are diagnosing on the basis of symptoms rather than waiting for laboratory testing.
A spokesperson for Barclays said: “Somebody was sent home following ordinary sickness procedure<< Archive
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