Both Swine flu and West Nile Virus have hit Indiana this summer, and that has the State Department of Health talking about the issues.
The Marion County Public Health Department now has the power to broadcast a critical swine flu alert to more than 3,700 healthcare providers in the county.
There are now 113 confirmed cases of people with the new strain of the swine flu virus in 18 counties.
The number of human influenza cases tied to swine has jumped to 113 people statewide, State Department of Health officials said Wednesday.
The State Health Department says 14 Hoosiers have contracted the flu from pigs. That number could go up.
Nearly all hogs have been taken out of the swine barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indiana State Fair officials said Monday afternoon.
The state Department of Health has opened a call center to answer questions about influenza in the wake of five human flu cases being linked to hogs.
Swine in Monroe County are sick, on the heels of pigs and humans getting ill in LaPorte County earlier this month.
Health officials say four people who've developed flu-like illnesses all had direct contact with swine at the LaPorte County Fair in northwestern Indiana.