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Genomics study links US Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus outbreak to China

New research published in the American Academy of Microbiology’s journal mBio has used genomic sequences of three emergent strains of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) to determine the origin, evolution, and genotypes of a recent outbreak of the virus in the United States. The sudden emergence and rapid spread of PEDV, a coronavirus, for the first time in the United States has...
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Threat to UK pig industry from new and deadly strain of PEDV

A new deadly strain of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV) has spread from China to the US, leading to a call for vigilance to stop the disease coming to the UK. Pig farmers are being urged to heighten their biosecurity, particularly in terms of visitors/visits overseas. This new strain of PEDV causes high (up to 100%) mortality rates in newborn piglets and there currently no...
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