Pig-Related Flu Numbers Continue To Rise

By
Michael Locklear

Dateline
Updated Tue, Aug 14, 2012 4:06 pm

More than a dozen people in southeast Ohio have caught a flu virus associated with pigs.

The Ohio Department of Health reports 11 cases of H3N2v in Gallia County, two in Monroe County and one in Ross County.

Statewide, 54 cases have been confirmed.

Mostly children are affected.

Officials say attending fairs is safe.

They recommend washing hands after coming into contact with animals.

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