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News Updates: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

USDA gives millions in funds to combat PEDv

In response to the significant impact Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) and Porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) are having on US pork producers, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $26.2 million in funding to combat these diseases.
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Accurate Information on PED Key to Protecting U.S. Markets for Pork

The National Pork Producers Council says accurate information on the number and distribution of PED cases will be important in maintaining access to foreign markets for U.S. pork.
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Phylogenetic comparison of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) strains detected in domestic pigs until 2008 and in 2012 in Croatia

The results of this study reveal that even though PCV2 and PRRSV are constantly present in the investigated regions in Croatia, the viral strains found in 2012 genetically differ from those detected in earlier years.
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News Updates: Friday, June 6, 2014

PEDV Impacts Disease Trends - Does biosecurity have benefits beyond PEDV?

It comes as no surprise that porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has surged to become the most common enteric disease diagnosed in porcine tissues submitted to the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (ISUVDL).
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PEDv may return to US pig farms after summer

One full year of experiences with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) has taught the US pork industry millions of lessons, but it is still not clear which way the epidemia will go in a few months from now.
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Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Possesses an Antiviral Activity against Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus

Pigs are often colonized by more than one bacterial and/or viral species during respiratory tract infections.
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Press Releases

February 21, 2014 — OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Swine Health Board Elects new Chair
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January 23, 2014 — OTTAWA, Ontario — Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Confirmed in Canada
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October 24, 2013 — OTTAWA, Ontario — CSHB Encourages Flu Shots for Producers and Farm Personnel
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July 25, 2013 — OTTAWA, Ontario — Update on Diagnostics for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea
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July 11, 2013 — OTTAWA, Ontario — CSHB Launches Special Webpage for PED Information
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Related Releases

May 28, 2013 — OTTAWA, Ontario — Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) outbreak investigation in the United States
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