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on August 22, 2016

What pig producers need to know about Senecavirus A

Senecavirus A, or Seneca valley Virus, is appearing in the United States and around the world, and while it is not particularly virulent, it can cause serious headaches due to its similarity to Foot and Mouth Disease.

Seneca Valley Virus, or Senecavirus A, is cropping up at hog farms around the United States. While the virus itself doesn’t appear to seriously impact animal health, the disease’s clinical symptoms are identical to foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), a potentially devastating livestock disease, that is foreign to livestock in the…

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