USDA responds to impact of porcine virus cases


Issue Date: June 11, 2014

In response to the significant impact porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and porcine deltacoronavirus are having on U.S. pork producers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $26.2 million in funding to combat these diseases. Additionally, USDA issued a federal order last week requiring the reporting of new detections of the viruses to its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service or state animal health officials.

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