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Argentina declares flu 'emergency'

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Buenos Aires has announced a health emergency three months after the country's first case of swine flu.

Argentina has had more than 1500 cases of the disease and at least 26 people have died.

The new emergency measures give local officials more power and financial resources to tackle the outbreak.

Candace Piette reports.

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