(USA Today) Swine flu is surging as people pick it up from pigs at state and county fairs.
Cases of a new flu variety so far this year have soared from 16 last week to 165 now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
The new flu, called H3N2v, isn't any more dangerous than regular flu, but children are most vulnerable. They are 90% of those infected so far, almost all of them by being up close and personal with sick pigs at fairs.
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