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2 probable swine flu cases in AL, unidentifiable sample in GA

(WTVM) -- Public officials said it was only a matter of time.  Two probable cases of swine flu have been identified in Alabama.

Huntsville Madison County Health Department officials say both cases are students from Heritage Elementary school in Madison County.

Swine flu, not surprising as recommended by the centers as recommended by the centers for disease control, the Madison County school will close for on week as a precaution.

However, health officials say both of the infected students were not hospitalized nor seriously ill -- a pattern that is consistent with the virus.

In Georgia, the official count remains at zero, but everyone is being warned that more cases are to be expected -- just use caution and common sense.

According to a report by WSBTV.com, an unidentified flu sample in Troup County has been sent to the CDC for further testing after being found at the West Georgia Health System hospital in LaGrange.

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