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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.

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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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