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Swine Flu Update: 10,000 Cases

May 19, 2009

From the BBC, a story on the swine flu, which continues to simmer around the world despite the reduction of front page stories in the news.

Nearly 10,000 cases of swine flu have been confirmed in 40 different countries around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

The WHO said 79 people are known to have died from the new virus.

The news comes as the WHO and UN hold talks with top pharmaceutical firms to discuss the production of a vaccine.

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