Fort Belknap Reservation hit with swine flu
The Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana has seen 15 cases of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu.

The outbreak began about three weeks ago. "It was just a matter of time before it came to Montana," Avis Spencer, a spokesperson for the tribal health department, told The Great Falls Tribune. "And unfortunately, it came to Indian Country. We're a smaller, isolated community so it's more noticeable here."

Spencer said people who feel sick should stay home. "And wash, wash, wash, wash your hands," she told the paper.

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Fort Belknap battles swine flu (The Great Falls Tribune 8/14)

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