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CDC Takes "Swine Flu Party" Rumors Seriously

There's been another development in swine flu news — so-called "swine flu parties" where people supposedly expose themselves to the virus on purpose. While the evidence is anecdotal, and this may just be a false rumor spreading on the Internet, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking it seriously. It has issued a recommendation on its website to avoid such gatherings.

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