Indiana State Fair sends Hogs from Swine Barn home early due to Flu Concerns
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Most of the hogs in the swine barn at the Indiana State Fair were sent home Monday, a day early, after six pigs in the 4-H show developed high fevers in the wake of the state Department of Health confirming 11 statewide cases of humans contracting the flu from hogs.
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