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Fifth Swine Flu Case Found at Miami Detention Center

Detainees at immigration camp have confirmed cases of disease

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    Fifth Swine Flu Case Found at Miami Detention Center
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    There are now five detainees at an immigration center in Miami that have confirmed cases of swine flu.

    There are now five confirmed cases of swine flu at Miami's Krome immigration detention center, prompting the Feds to give anti-viral meds to all 542 detainees.

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say steps are being taken to prevent spread of the disease. Krome currently houses 542 detainees.

    The facility has stopped accepting or releasing anyone until the disease can be contained.

    ICE officials say the five who tested positive for the H1N1 virus are among 25 detainees who currently have flu-like symptoms.

    The detainees with the flu are all males and are from Jamaica, Mexico, Brazil and Peru, according to the Miami Herald.