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on October 19, 2009

Minnesota hog with H1N1 flu confirmed

Minnesota State Fair location of first H1N1 infected hog

Reports say the Minnesota State Fair is the location of the first confirmed case of H1N1 flu virus in a U.S. hog. The fairgrounds had four teenagers sick with the virus.

Officials stressed this incident did not endanger commercial pigs raised for consumption, and that there is not a link between consuming pork products and contracting the virus.

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