U.S. Doctors Handle The Swine Flu Outbreak The number of confirmed swine flu cases in the U.S. has topped 100. People with flu-like symptoms are heading to doctors' offices and hospitals. If you work in an ER, clinic or doctors' office, we want to hear from you. What are you seeing?
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U.S. Doctors Handle The Swine Flu Outbreak

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U.S. Doctors Handle The Swine Flu Outbreak

U.S. Doctors Handle The Swine Flu Outbreak

U.S. Doctors Handle The Swine Flu Outbreak

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The number of confirmed swine flu cases in the U.S. has topped 100. People with flu-like symptoms are heading to doctors' offices and hospitals.

Dr. Jeffrey Starke is the director of infection control at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. A child died at that hospital from the swine flu, and they are carefully screening incoming patients.

Dr. Thomas Calvert is co-medical director of the emergency department at Huntsville Hospital in Alabama. There's some swine flu in that area, and his hospital is seeing a rise in people coming to the ER with flu-like symptoms.

If you work in an ER, clinic or doctors' office, we want to hear from you. What are you seeing?