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2 of 6 Colorado flu patients work at Denver airport

DENVER, Colorado ” Health officials say two of the six people in Colorado with swine flu are baggage handlers at the Denver airport, and they’re looking for possible links.

Denver Public Health said Tuesday that one of the latest confirmed patients works at Denver International Airport. Another DIA baggage handler was one of the first two swine flu patients confirmed last week.

The similarity was reported on The Denver Post Web site Tuesday.

Health officials said last week it was unlikely the first baggage handler picked up the virus from luggage.

He works for United Airlines. Authorities haven’t said which airline the other patient works for.

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The University of Colorado in Boulder is awaiting word on whether three students, including a dormitory resident, have the virus.

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