Tackling swine flu with prayer

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LISA MULLINS: Israeli officials have a preferred designation for swine flu too. Earlier this year one health official insisted that for religious reasons it be called by its formal name � the H1N1 virus. There have been about 2000 confirmed cases in Israel and five have died from the H1N1 flu. So earlier this week dozens of rabbis took some action.

[CHANTING]

The shofars there, the chanting, all of that was happening in the air on an airplane circling above Israel.

[CHANTING]

The rabbis later said they hope their airborne prayers would help stop the epidemic.