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Tamiflu-resistant swine flu cluster found in North Carolina

ATLANTA (AP) - Health officials say four people in North Carolina have tested positive for a type of swine flu that's resistant to the drug Tamiflu. It's the first cluster of that many cases seen in the U.S. Health officials said Friday the four cases were reported at Duke University Medical Center in Durham over the past six weeks. Tamiflu is one of two medicines that help against swine flu. Health officials have been closely watching for signs that the virus is mutating, making the drugs ineffective. About 52 resistant cases have been reported in the world since April, including 15 in the U.S. so far. Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say almost all the U.S. cases have been isolated. (Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Swine Flu

Test for swine flu? I have been to two different Dr.'s with flu like symptoms and they told me there was no test. The first said I had a virus and it would go away in about 21 days. I went to another and he said there was no test for the swine flu, but he was sure I had it by the high temp. and other symptoms.Do I have to be on Death's bed to find out. Thank God I am over the virus or Swine flu now.