Swine flu reported in county


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One case of the swine flu has been reported this month involving a Jackson County resident.

A 3-year-old child from the county is suspected of contracting the flu during a visit earlier this month at the Bartholomew County Fair, said Lin Montgomery of Jackson County Health Department.

That conclusion is based on the four-day incubation period of the influenza A H3N2 variant virus, also known as swine flu, and when the child visited the fairgrounds south of Columbus, she said Tuesday.

The child, however, is part of a farm family that raises hogs. The family showed pigs at the Bartholomew County Fair, Montgomery said.

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