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Tony Brown on swine flu and the TT

The Isle of Man has stepped up its contingency plans after the raising of the swine flu alert level, by the World Health Organisation, from four to five.

Following yesterday's announcement that posters are to be displayed at the Sea Terminal and Ronaldsway Airport, it's now been confirmed advice leaflets will be distributed to all households in the Island, next week.

The government has stockpiles of the Tamiflu vaccine to help deal with any outbreak, and the message being given is there's no need to panic.

One issue which is causing concern is the TT, and whether it will be affected.

Chief Minister Tony Brown says it's too early to say:


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