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A large herd of pigs was feeding on the nearby hillside. 12The demons begged Jesus, "Send us among the pigs; allow us to go into them." 13He gave them permission, and the evil spirits came out and went into the pigs. The herd, about two thousand in number, rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned.
Hundreds of dead pigs were found floating in a river near Fuqing city, Fujian Province. Some of the pigs had washed up on the road side.
According to the Southeast Express Paper, most of the carcasses were piglets wrapped in sacks.
It was also reported that a similar situation was encountered in Hongdong County, Shanxi Province. According to the local government, over half the area’s pigs have died—about 1300. The County Animal Husbandry Bureau says that pigs are dying from a combination of Eperythrozoon and swine fever.
A Lake View man is accused of dumping more than 140 dead pigs into the Raccoon River in western Iowa
Rustavi 2 reports that the 3000 dead pigs have been dumped into local rivers by farmers. The TV station also reports that infected meat is being sold at markets in Samegrelo.
Head of the National Service of Food Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture, Levan Orkoshneli told The Messenger on May 10, "Information was spread erroneously: the widespread disease is not a 'pig plague'."
""I found four dead pigs two weeks ago and three yesterday in the stream,"" he said.
"Others told me they had seen dead pigs floating belly-up down the river and even a dead crocodile, all poisoned by the mine."
Nueces County, Texas officials are reporting 574 suspected swine flu cases
Influenza A(H1N1) - update 16
5 May 2009 -- As of 16:00 GMT, 5 May 2009, 23 countries have officially reported 1490 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection.
Mexico has reported 822 laboratory confirmed human cases of infection, including 29 deaths. The United States has reported 403 laboratory confirmed human cases, including one death.
The following countries have reported laboratory confirmed cases with no deaths - Austria (1), Canada (140), China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (1), El Salvador (2), France (4), Germany (9), Ireland (1), Israel (4), Italy (5), Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Portugal (1), Republic of Korea (2), Spain (57), Switzerland (1) and the United Kingdom (27).
Capital Times swine flu as the most likely cause of the frightening Legionnaires Not until after tissues of the dead victims had been contaminated did the medical examiners turn to nickel poisoning as the probable cause sale and local physicians biologists chemists began a scientific search for the killer They followed the lead of the federal Center for Disease Control which directed all efforts toward the swine flu virus as the causal agent report the congressional inves Ye Thursday, October 28, 1976 Madison, Wisconsin
Waterloo Courier FLU has a special place in the history of epi- demic diseases Plague smallpox yellow fever typhus and the classic scourges have now ally been controlled Flu however has not This so because the virus which causes the disease changes its makeup so often that man cannot build up specific immunity to it Once every ten years or so there occurs what call a major antigenic shift When this happens the flu virus has changed so much that almost nobody has any immunity to it Th Sunday, November 07, 1976 Waterloo, Iowa
Record-Eagle flu A The virus which causes influenza in man is constantly changing Most of these changes are minor Once every 10 years or so the change is more dramatic and this is when we have extensive outbreaks such as the pan- demic of Asian flu of 1957 and the Hong Kong flu of 1968 The newly identified virus represents a jor change from viruses which are currently in the human population Since it has a pan- demic strain and causes extensive illness and death Q A was it February 197 Monday, October 18, 1976 Traverse City, Michigan
High Point Enterprise, The Flu Vaccine Funds Requested WASHINGTON AP Fearing an epidemic of flu deaths next winter dent Ford is asking Congress fur million to finance production of enough vaccine lu protect 200 million Americans against a outbreak of swine flu virus The President said he wants the supplemental appropriation passed before the lawmakers April recess so lhat by the end of November nearly every American citizen can be from the virus which took 20 million lives around the world i Thursday, March 25, 1976 High Point, North Carolina
Capital Times swine flu and flu CHRONIC disease which usually remains with a person for life Examples include heart disease chronic respiratory disease chronic kidney disease and diabetes COMMUNICABLE disease that is spread from person to person outbreak of a disease in which many individuals within a community or region are affected by the disease at the same time HIGH RISK who are more susceptible to getting a specific disease or for whom the disease may severely alter their norma Tuesday, November 09, 1976 Madison, Wisconsin
Daily Times, The swine flu They said that they could not now make a firm diagnosis suggesting viral pneumonia as another possible cause The ages of the dead ranged from 39 to 82 At least one death has been recorded officially as pneumonia Autopsies have been ordered in many of the deaths All of the victims experienced the same aches fever ranging to 107 de- grees and chills These were followed in most cases by chest pains lung congestion and of breath I've never seen anything like it said stat Tuesday, August 03, 1976 Salisbury, Maryland
Anderson Daily Bulletin Swine Flu Committee gives strong evidence against massive swine flu immunizations even though it takes no official position on the nationwide innoculation program And committee chairman Dr Robert L Parr who represented Indiana at a national swine flu planning conference at the Center for Disease Control CDC in Atlanta has labeled the immunization program a false alarm I think it's right to make the vaccine and to have it Parr said but to give it I thin Wednesday, September 29, 1976 Anderson, Indiana
Nov 24, 2008 (CIDRAP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in its latest update on the nation's seasonal influenza activity, reported on a person who was infected with a swine influenza virus following several exposures to pigs, including a sick one.