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Health officials say no swine flu has been found so far in Minn., no time to panic

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WILLMAR -- Testing at Minnesota's public health laboratory has not uncovered any cases of North American, or swine, influenza in the state so far.

The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that as of 1:45 p.m., the laboratory had tested 30 specimens, all of which were negative. Another 50 to 60 specimens are awaiting tests.

In a statewide media briefing Monday, state health officials said there's still much that's unknown about this new form of flu.

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