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Swine Flu

First confirmed H1N1 virus in North Carolina

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North Carolina now has its first confirmed case of the H1N1virus. Sunday, state health officials reported a positive case of the flu in Onslow County. Full story...
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Is there local concern about the swine flu?

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videoThere are more than 100 confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus, or swine flu, in the United States. People NewsChannel 3 spoke with said they are not too concerned about the virus right now, but one look at drug store shelves proves otherwise. Full story...
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Ten swine flu cases confirmed in South Carolina

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Public health officials have confirmed 10 cases of swine flu in South Carolina. The South Carolina cases were linked to Newberry Academy, which is outside of Columbia. Full story...
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Delaware flu cases cancel UNCW baseball series

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The University of Delaware's baseball team has canceled its three-game series this weekend at UNCW because a Delaware player is sick. Full story...
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Looking for warning signs of swine flu

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videoThere are still no confirmed cases of the swine flu in North Carolina, which is now being called the H1N1 flu. Fifteen people were tested at New Hanover Medical Center Wednesday alone. All tests came back negative. Full story...
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Precautions in the works in case of swine flu

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videoNorth Carolina's health director said of the ten to twenty suspected cases of swine flu that were tested in the lab today, all of the results came back negative. Dr. Engel said the state of the swine flu in North Carolina is stable, but people should be on alert. Full story...
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Brunswick County checking up on emergency plans

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With the recent cases of swine flu, Brunswick County is preparing for the worst. Brunswick County Emergency Services is making home visits to nearly 200 special needs patients to assess their ability to evacuate and find shelter in an emergency. Full story...
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Area hog farmers taking precautions

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videoAs the swine flu epidemic grows, North Carolina health officials are taking precautions. Considering our state is the second largest hog producer in the country, and the swine virus started with an infected pig, hog farms are watching who comes in contact with their livestock. Full story...
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