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First confirmed case of H1N1 in US pigs

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed the country’s first case of H1N1 virus infection in a pig. At least one sample from animals exhibited at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair was found to contain the virus after routine analysis of material collected at the event between August 26th and September 1st. The pigs were apparently healthy when the samples were taken, showing no signs of illness.


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