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Local woman gets influenza linked to swine exposure

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A Goodhue County woman is one of three people who contracted an influenza attributed to pigs shown at the Minnesota State Fair.

The unidentified patients are believed to have developed a strain of H1N2 from the swine barn or exhibiting pigs, the Minnesota Department of Health reported. That strain is different from the H3N2v strain that has prompted stepped up surveillance and prevention efforts nationwide.


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Anne Jacobson
Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003. 
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