Recent Examples of swine flu from the Web
The news comes after seven Marylanders were sickened by swine flu contracted from pigs at at the Charles County Fair.
It's been five years since the swine flu last popped up at a county fair in Maryland, CBS Baltimore reported.
Infectious disease experts worry that canine flu could one day mutate and become contagious for humans—the way bird flu and swine flu have in the past.
The cases were caused by a strain of swine flu
Another 13 people fell ill with swine flu after contact with pigs at the Queen Anne’s County fair in 2012.
So is the limited spread of swine flu among humans.
Indeed, in 2009, The Telegraph reported that many French institutions issued a temporary ban on la bise to prevent an outbreak of H1N1 swine flu.
President Barack Obama did that in 2009 for an outbreak of the swine flu.
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First Known Use of swine flu
medical Definition of swine flu
- Among the swine flu cases in the United States, none had had any contact with pigs …
- —Marc Lacey and Donald G. McNeil Jr., The New York Times, 25 Apr. 2009
- As swine flu spreads from person to person around the world, it is most often being transmitted by coughing or sneezing …
- —Laura Landro, The Wall Street Journal, 29 Sept. 2009
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