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Porcine virus found in U.S.
A possible outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) recently has been reported in several states including Minnesota, Iowa, Colorado, and Indiana, according to a May 17 Michigan State University Extension article. This is a new virus to the United States so it is expected that there is no immunity to any swineherd. It is suspected the disease was transmitted via infected pigs, transportation vessels, and contaminated fomites. . . .
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