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UN holds swine flu crisis talks

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UN health officials have called an emergency meeting to discuss swine flu, amid rumours that the first flu pandemic in 40 years will be declared.

Cases have been reported in 74 countries but officials are urging the public not to panic and stressing that the vast majority of cases are mild.

Fergus Walsh reports.

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