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on January 22, 2020

Pig coronavirus easily spreads to chickens, turkeys

Researchers encourage strict biocontainment procedures to keep disease from spreading.

An infectious zoonotic disease that can be deadly to pigs is easily transmitted between swine and poultry, according to a new study published in the journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Porcine deltacoronavirus may also infect humans, although it’s still too early to know for certain, the Ohio State University researchers…

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