Health workers in training

Doctors and nurses wear hoods as they test the seal of their "N95" respiratory masks during a training at the La Clinica San Antonio Neighborhood Health, in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101101011134" title="Oakland (Alameda, California)" href="/topic/us/california/alameda-county-%28california%29/oakland-%28alameda-california%29-PLGEO100101101011134.topic">Oakland</a>, California. As the number of swine flu cases in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000001" title="United States" href="/topic/politics/government/national-government/united-states-ORGOV0000001.topic">the U.S.</a> continues to rise, doctors and nurses at La Clinica's 26 facilities are being trained to use the N95 respiratory mask to be worn if they come in contact with a patient who is suspected of having the swine flu or tuberculosis.

( Getty photo by Justin Sullivan / April 28, 2009 )

Doctors and nurses wear hoods as they test the seal of their "N95" respiratory masks during a training at the La Clinica San Antonio Neighborhood Health, in Oakland, California. As the number of swine flu cases in the U.S. continues to rise, doctors and nurses at La Clinica's 26 facilities are being trained to use the N95 respiratory mask to be worn if they come in contact with a patient who is suspected of having the swine flu or tuberculosis.

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