Comments for: CDC investigating case of ‘novel influenza virus of swine origin’ in Maine

Posted Oct. 20, 2011, at 5:27 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 20, 2011, at 8:09 p.m.

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a human case in Cumberland County of “novel influenza virus of swine origin” — a new strain of flu associated with pigs. State Epidemiologist Stephen Sears said Thursday that a 7-year-old girl from Cumberland County became ill with flu-like symptoms …

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