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  • The H1N1 virus that caused that pandemic is now a regular human flu virus and continues to circulate seasonally worldwide.
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

H1N1 Consumer Fraud

May 12, 2009 7:30 PM ET

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Consumers: Be wary of Internet, e-mail, and other ads promoting products that prevent, cure, treat, or diagnose novel H1N1 flu. Some of these ads promote fraudulent flu remedies.

Products that carry these fraudulent claims might be promoted as dietary supplements, drugs, vaccines, or diagnostic tests.

For questions about the flu or approved flu-related products, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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