State Fair pigs examined, none sent home due to flu concerns
Nonetheless, on Tuesday, an expert in infectious diseases at the University of Minnesota called on the fair to cancel the pig exhibit rather than risk what could result in a pandemic flu virus. Still, state and federal health officials said the risk is low.
Health officials have, however, created signs that will outline precautions fairgoers can take.
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