Science & Technology

The Flu Gets Piggy

A new strain of swine flu is spreading through the U.S. Midwest


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that a new strain of swine flu is raising concerns as it continues to infect people throughout the Midwest region.

CDC officials say that they do not expect an outbreak of the swine flu, adding that they do expect additional cases to occur. Officials noted that nearly 200 cases of the strain have already been identified.