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Four more Colorodans test positive for swine flu

DENVER ” Health officials say four more Coloradans have tested positive for swine flu, bringing the state total to 10 cases.

The Colorado Department of Public Health said Tuesday that the new cases were a grade school-age child and a college-age man, both from Adams County; a grade school-age boy from Jefferson County; and a woman in her 30s from Fremont County.

None has been hospitalized.

Two of the 10 people in Colorado with swine flu are baggage handlers at the Denver airport, and they’re looking for possible links.

Denver Public Health said Tuesday that one of the latest confirmed patients works at Denver International Airport. Another DIA baggage handler was one of the first two swine flu patients confirmed last week.

Health officials said last week it was unlikely the first baggage handler picked up the virus from luggage.

He works for United Airlines. Authorities haven’t said which airline the other patient works for.

The University of Colorado in Boulder is awaiting word on whether three students, including a dormitory resident, have the virus.


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