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PEDV

Research aimed at improving control of PEDv

Studies at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln are giving swine producers potential methods for managing and preventing the spread of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus
Research recently conducted by faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is giving swine producers and veterinarians potential methods to manage and prevent the spread of PEDV.
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Gala, horse racing part of IPVS Congress social program

International Pig Veterinary Society Congress and European Symposium of Porcine Health Management will be held June 7-10 in Dublin, Ireland
The social program for the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress and 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) includes a gala and an evening of horse racing and music.
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Canada government invests to fight swine enteric viruses

Canadian government partners with University of Prince Edward Island to create diagnostic tests to safeguard livestock
The Government of Canada is investing up to $709,138 in a project with the University of Prince Edward Island's Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) to create diagnostic tests that will make it easier to safeguard the health of Canada's swine herds, as well as the country’s cattle herds.
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Pork Crisis Alert text service launched

National Pork Board introduces service that sends text alerts in the event of an industry-wide emergency
The National Pork Board has introduced Pork Crisis Alert, a text messaging service which will immediately deliver essential information to U.S. pork producers in the event of a major industry-wide emergency.
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IPVS Congress releases preliminary program

International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress and European Symposium of Porcine Health Management to be jointly held June 7-10
The preliminary program for the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress and 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) has been released.
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Federal order on swine enteric coronavirus updated

Order will change of emergency funding related to swine enteric coronavirus diseases will be used
The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on January 4 issued an updated federal order related to swine enteric coronavirus diseases (SECD), including porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus and swine delta coronavirus.
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IPVC abstracts accepted until January 8

International Pig Veterinary Congress and European Symposium of Porcine Health Management will be held jointly in June, 2016
Abstracts are being accepted for the 24th International Pig Veterinary Congress and 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management. The two events will be held in conjunction with each other on June 7-10, 2016, in Dublin, Ireland.
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PEDv becoming a notifiable disease in England

Effective December 18, all pig keepers and veterinarians must inform animal health agency of suspect cases
Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus will become a notifiable disease in England, effective December 18.
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Major pig diseases in China

China is no different than other pig-producing areas; it is affected by well-known diseases that reduce productivity and profitability.
China is no different than other pig-producing areas; it is affected by well-known diseases that reduce productivity and profitability.
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