Thursday, April 30, 2009

Pork is Safe

Mississippi Public Broadcast Radio Interview with MSU/CVM's Carla Huston Thursday April 30th, 2009 (10min mp3)

U.S. pork is safe

H1N1 Update April 29th from Mississippi Board of Animal Health
James A. Watson, DVM, State Veterinarian and Brigid Elchos RN, DVM, DACVPM Deputy State Veterinarian/Public Health Veterinarian

H1N1 Influenza in Humans and in Animals (Provided by Carla Huston)
Since March 2009, several cases of human infection with swine influenza A (H1N1) viruses have been reported in the US and Mexico. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Read More....(pdf)

For more information on influenza in humans, see the CDC website:

A publication that answers many of the questions about swine flu has been posted on the MSUcares Web site.