Monday, January 30, 2012

At Least 12 Infected With New Swine Flu Strain

H3N2v virus confirmed in at least five states

At least 12 people in five states have come down with a new strain of swine flu that isn't covered in this year's flu vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

The new strain is not the more common H1N1, that killed more than 17,000 people around the world over a two-year period. The new strain has been identified as H3N2v.


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