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Obama: 'We must take action now'


US President Obama has spoken of the need to take "precautionary steps" against the spread of swine flu.

Speaking during his weekly address to the nation, Mr Obama warned that if he didn't take action now, the consequences if the virus was to take hold, would be far worse.


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