Piglet Virus Spreads to North Carolina

The deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) currently making it’s way across the United States has reached North Carolina, which possesses one of the largest hog industries in the country. The virus has a fatality rate of approximately 50% amongst piglets, with susceptibility exacerbated by the immunological naivety of the US hog population.

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(image via Stephen & Claire Farnsworth)

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