State health officials and Governor Bill Ritter say they’re closely monitoring potential cases of swine flu after two people in Colorado were confirmed to have the illness on Thursday. But Government officials urge people not over-react to what appears to be a mild flu strain. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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  1. jimjacks says:

    jeeez the plot thickens.

    get a load of this scary Report.

    http://forecastfortomorrow.com/Files/swineflu.pdf

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