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Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock

Armed with masks, gloves and disinfectant spray, Doris Faber, left, and Kim Tadych, Rocori School custodians, go about cleaning the closed Rocori Middle School where an individual has tested positive for Type A H1N1 influenza virus. The case was the state's first. AP Photo/The Star Tribune, David Joles

Minnesotans fearful migrant workers may spread H1N1 flu

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ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesotans expressed concern whether migrant workers' families would spread the H1N1 swine flu, even before nine probable state cases were reported.


One H1N1 case has been confirmed. State officials announced eight probable cases Friday, and authorities said they are checking whether at least one of the latest victims contacted anyone who had been to Mexico.

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