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Swine Flu

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  • Increase in New Swine Flu Strain Linked to County Fairs

    Increase in New Swine Flu Strain Linked to County Fairs
    LOS ANGELES -- Health officials have seen an uptick in cases of a new strain of swine flu in humans. According to the latest flu report published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 people have been infected with a new strain...
  • Health officials urge caution around pigs at fairgrounds

    Health officials urge caution around pigs at fairgrounds
    If you're heading out to the Illinois State fair next week, you might want to take some precautions.           Health officials are reminding fairgoers to be careful around pigs because of a new strain of flu spreading from animals to people.          ...
  • Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!

    Flu season is around the corner -- shots are available now!
     Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...
  • Princeton Day Academy loads up on Baltimore basketball players

    Princeton Day Academy loads up on Baltimore basketball players
    Van Whitfield was born in Baltimore, raised in Baltimore and “sent to die” in Baltimore. Last year Whitfield, a best-selling author and the boys basketball coach at Princeton Day Academy in Beltsville, suffered a heart attack, contracted...
  • Indiana State Fair officials dismiss swine over influenza concerns

    Indiana State Fair officials dismiss swine over influenza concerns
    State Fair officials dismissed all animals from the Swine Barn following concerns over swine flu Monday. The Board of Animal Health recommended dismissing the animals one day earlier than scheduled after six pigs in the 4-H show developed temperatures...
  • Health Department: 14 Hoosiers test positive for swine flu

    Health Department: 14 Hoosiers test positive for swine flu
    More than a dozen cases of swine flu have been reported in Indiana and that number could go up in the coming days. The State Health Department said Tuesday that 14 people have tested positive for the flu in six Indiana counties. The Bloomington Herald...
  • New strain of swine flu infected 29 people in the U.S. this year

    New strain of swine flu infected 29 people in the U.S. this year
    Don't touch that pig! Health officials have seen an uptick in cases of a new strain of swine flu in humans. According to the latest flu report published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 people have been infected with a new...
  • Swine flu cases total 113, Department of Health confirms

    Swine flu cases total 113, Department of Health confirms
    More than 100 Hoosiers now have confirmed cases of the swine flu, and the Indiana Department of Health expects that number to keep growing.   In all, 113 cases have now been confirmed in 18 counties across Indiana. There are still no confirmed cases in...
  • Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.

    Whooping cough making a comeback in Md., U.S.
    Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland. More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
  • Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu

    Illinois State Fair taking steps to stop spread of new swine flu
    Illinois State Fair organizers are equipping the Springfield fairgrounds with extra hand-washing stations and cautionary signs to keep an emerging swine flu strain at bay. State public health officials on Thursday confirmed Illinois' first case, a...
  • New strain of swine flu that can infect humans raises concerns

    New strain of swine flu that can infect humans raises concerns
    A new strain of flu has local health departments keeping an eye on county fairs. It's the H3N2V virus, which health officials said is carried by pigs and can be transmitted to humans. The strain has infected at least 145 people, mostly children, since...