11 pigs found with swine flu at county fair in US

Swine flu has been detected in 11 pigs at a county fair in the US state of Maryland. According to reports, the outbreak has been confirmed just a week after seven people became ill after contracting flu from pigs at a separate fair in the state.

The Maryland Department of Agriculture said the 11 pigs are now in quarantine.

Symptoms of swine fever in pigs are high fever, mouth breathing and a reluctance to move. Symptoms in humans are similar to seasonal flu.

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