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Swine show will go on at Minnesota State Fair

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The swine show will go on at the Minnesota State Fair. Deputy State Epidemiologist Richard Danila says officials at the federal Centers for Disease Control support the precautions Minnesota officials are taking to prevent the spread of a new strain of swine flu from pigs to fair visitors. Continue Reading

Minnesota records 1st cases of new swine flu strain

August 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota has recorded its first confirmed case and a second probable case of a new flu strain that people can catch from pigs. Continue Reading

U of M study raises new worries about flu at fairs

August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A study, released Wednesday, comes on the heels of recent reports that more than 150 people in other parts of the country have contracted a new type of swine flu, apparently after contact with pigs at state or county fairs. Continue Reading