PEDV toll mounts as virus spreads through swine herds

07/9/2013 | Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus has spread rapidly to 13 states since it was first identified in the U.S. in April, and officials think the strain may have originated in China. PEDV is an intestinal virus that takes a heavy toll on young pigs, and veterinarians Rod Hall and Steven Henry estimate 250,000 to 300,000 piglets have succumbed to the disease so far in Oklahoma alone. "It is a very dramatic and terrible disease for the producers and the animals, and at this point, there is no prevention, no treatment," Dr. Henry said.

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