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Health Officials Working Feverishly to Control Swine Flu


Aired 4/28/09

Human cases of an outbreak of swine flu have been confirmed in the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Spain. Public health officials are trying to get a handle on the outbreak. We'll get a report of the latest news on the virus, and what people can do to keep themselves from contracting it.

Maureen Cavanaugh: It's been less than a week since the first mention of swine flu was heard on the local news here in San Diego. Now the story seems to lead every newscast and swine flu is a concern of every health official around the world.

Although the illness is not severe in the cases reported here in the U.S., the numbers of those infected have increased and the numbers keep changing


Dr. Wilma Wooten, San Diego County Public Health Officer.

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