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Doyle declares public health emergency

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Gov. Jim Doyle has declared a public health emergency in Wisconsin.

The state now has five probable cases of swine flu, after two more cropped up Thursday in Sheboygan and Ozaukee counties.

Doyle told the state's public health agency to do what's necessary to respond. Stockpiles of anti-viral medications will be given out as needed, and Wisconsinites can get them whether they have health insurance or not.

The governor also authorized the National Guard to help.

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