Clinton County Fair hogs will be slaughtered due to swine flu

At least 2 cases were confirmed, a representative says


WLWT Digital Staff (OH)

Jul 13, 2017


CLINTON COUNTY, Ohio The state has quarantined the hog barn at the Clinton County Fair due to the swine flu.


A representative with the Clinton County Fairgrounds confirmed Thursday that more than one case of H3N2 swine flu has been reported at the barn.


Everything within the hog barn will be destroyed and all of the hogs will be killed, the representative said. The barn itself will be disinfected and remain intact.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that humans can be infected with H3N2 and the infections are most commonly associated with prolonged exposure to pigs at agricultural fairs...