Tag archive for ‘Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus’
By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) Vaccine receives conditional license from USDA

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Monday issued a conditional license to Harrisvaccines, Inc. of Ames, Iowa for a vaccine that may aid in the control More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Mexico is the latest country to report Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus as an ’emerging disease’

Mexico is reporting 83 outbreaks of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the central-western part of the country, becoming the latest country to report to the  World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) an More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

No piglets in Syracuse: Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea prompts NY State Fair officials to suspend the ‘Sows and Piglets’ exhibit

The presence of the new to the United States, and extremely lethal virus to piglets, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has prompted Acting New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball and State More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

USDA to require reporting of pig viruses

In an effort to further enhance the biosecurity and health of the US swine herd while maintaining movement of pigs in the US, the USDA will require reporting of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) and Swine Delta More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea: Over 5,000 farms affected, Iowa accounts for 33 percent

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) outbreak during the past year since it was first detected and one-third of the farms are in Iowa, according to the most recent The National Animal Health Laboratory Network More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus confirmed in Arizona, millions of piglets lost nationally

The deadly pig virus, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) continues its spread across the United States and Canada as Arizona becomes the 27th state to confirm the devastating disease, according to a recent More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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New strain of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus found in US, virus spreads to second Canadian farm

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), which was introduced in the United States in April 2013, has been seen in at least 23 states and areas of Canada, affected over 2,400 farms. Now a second strain of the More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 24th, 2014

Ontario officials investigate possible porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus on Middlesex County farm

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) is conducting an investigation on a hog farm in Middlesex County after a suspected finding of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus, according to a news release More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 13th, 2014

Pig virus, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, reported in 22 states

The number of cases of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has eclipsed 2,000 and has spread to 22 states, according to a recent Reuters report. US Department of Agriculture officials fear it could get worse More...

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