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Flu in 11 Countries

The H1N1 flu (formerly known as the swine flu) has now spread to 11 countries. The World Health Organization has confirmed 331 infections, with hundreds more suspects and thousands of samples taken from patients. Precautions are being made to stop the outbreak: 298 public schools in the U.S. have closed and Citigroup disinfected a New York City office building. Domestically, the CDC has confirmed 141 infections, including a toddler who died of the disease earlier this week.