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By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Iowa reports human infection with H1N2v virus

A human infection with a novel influenza A virus was reported by the state of Iowa. The person was infected with an influenza A (H1N2) variant (H1N2v) virus. The patient was not hospitalized, and has fully recovered More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Martha Stewart joins Bill Maher in call for Chris Christie to ban pig cages

Martha Stewart is the latest celebrity to stand up for pigs in New Jersey! In a letter that arrived at Gov. Chris Christie’s office Tuesday, Stewart urges him to sign an animal welfare bill that will ban keeping More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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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
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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
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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 Monday, January 27th, 2014
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Pig virus, PEDv, confirmed on Ontario, Canada farm

In a follow-up to the investigation by the  Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF)  concerning a suspected outbreak of the pig virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) last week, a farrow to finish More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak in the US update

The outbreak of the deadly pig virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), which was first seen in the United States in April 2013, has now spread to 23 states and areas of Canada, encompassing some 2,400 farms, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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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
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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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