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Pig Virus Makes Its Way From the U.S. to Canada

A deadly virus known as porcine epidemic diarrhea (PEDv) is spreading among hog herds in Canada and is said to be affecting two provinces. The pig virus, which was tested positive in the United States last May, has now made its way to the farm regions of Ontario and Quebec. Twenty-three hog herds (equivalent to 66 million animals) in the …

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Nebraska Pig Virus Now Hits 20 U.S. States

The latest news by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is that Nebraska is the most recent U.S. state to be affected by the deadly pig virus, the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). PEDv had never been reported in North America until May, when it was discovered in the United States. PEDv causes diarrhea, vomiting and severe dehydration. Epidemiologists – experts …

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