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2:12 pm
Tue May 5, 2009

Governor Bill Richardson Briefs Las Cruces on Swine Flu

Las Cruces, NM – The state of New Mexico ordered the closure of 15 schools Sunday as a precautionary measure to protect against the possible spread of the H1N1 virus, commonly called swine flu. There are currently 3 confirmed cases of swine flu in the state, with 12 more suspected. As KRWG's Evan Woodward reports, Governor Bill Richardson was in Las Cruces Monday, to brief the public on the states plan to deal with the situation.