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2 more swine flu deaths in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Health Department says two more state residents have died from the swine flu, bringing the state total to 20.

The Health Department said Thursday that more vaccine for the swine flu is arriving in the state, so it should be easier to find a provider.

The department didn't identify the latest victims of the virus.

People in high-risk groups, such as pregnant women, the very young, the elderly and people breathing problems or other health issues are urged to get vaccinated.

The department says people with chronic conditions should contact their doctor as soon as possible if they develop flu-like symptoms.

Those symptoms include fever over 100 degrees, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, and, in some cases, vomiting and diarrhea.

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