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Border Agents May Wear Masks to Avoid Swine Flu

May 01, 2009  | 

Border patrol and airport workers may wear surgical masks as a preventative measure to avoid exposure to swing flu, the Department of Homeland Security has told Fox News.

A spokeswoman from DHS, in an interview with Fox News, discounted a report Thursday that the department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had issued a ban on masks at U.S. airports and border checkpoints.

Tags: Swine Flu, U.S.-Mexico Border, DHS, CDC, Border Patrol


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