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Israel's deputy health minister this week suggested that the new strain be labeled “Mexican flu” rather than swine flu.
CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian government says it has begun slaughtering all pigs in the country as a precautionary measure against the possible spread of swine flu. The Health Ministry says the slaughter of the country's 300,000 pigs will begin immediately. The ministry has stated several times that there are no cases swine flu in the country, however neighboring Israel has reported two.