5 more people get swine flu from pigs at Maryland fairs

Posted at 8:28 AM, Sep 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-28 08:28:07-04

Five people are sick with the swine flu after having contact with pigs at a local fair. 

The Maryland Health Department says they got sick during visits to the Anne Arundel County Fair and the Great Frederick Fair. 

95 pigs are in isolation at the Frederick Fair Grounds after the incident. 

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This comes just days after seven other people caught the flu after having contact with pigs at the Charles County Fair. 

The Calvert County Fair, which ends Monday, cancelled its pig exhibits.