Physicians and Public Urged To be on Watch for Swine Flu

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services issued an alert Saturday to physicians to be on the watch for swine influenza in humans. 

While no cases have been identified in Nebraska at this time, as of Saturday, eleven cases of swine flu had been confirmed in the U.S., according to the federal Centers for Disease Control.  The confirmed cases are in California, Texas and Kansas, with suspect cases in New York. There are an undetermined number of cases in Mexico reaching into the hundreds.