Porcine Circovirus Diseases News

News published on October 24, 2006:

USA - APHIS approves new Boehringer Ingelheim circovirus vaccine

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) announced this week that it has received approval from the U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for a new vaccine called Ingelvac CircoFLEX to protect swin...
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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
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News published on September 25, 2006:

Canada - New Vaccines Winning the War Against Major Swine Disease

The introduction of two new vaccines appears to have turned the tide in the battle to contain a potentially deadly condition that has taken a dramatic toll on swine herds around the world. Porcine Circo Virus A...
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News published on June 21, 2006:

USA - Annual PMWS Conference Held In Kansas

A preconference workshop focused on Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) was held at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians’ annual meeting in Kansas City, Mo. The presentations include...
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American Association of Swine Veterinarians
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News published on June 14, 2006:

USA - New Boehringer Ingelheim research program targets PCVAD

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. announces the launch of a new research program targeted at porcine circovirus associated diseases (PCVAD), a disease complex that presents a growing threat to the health of ...
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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.
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News published on June 12, 2006:

USA - New virus threatens hog profits: Porcine Circovirus Type 2

A newly activated virus sweeping through hog country is the wild card for continued pork profits, according to a veteran hog industry analyst. U.S. pork exports and domestic demand also will play a role in ...
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DesMoines Register
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News published on March 28, 2006:

Merial - New Vaccine Offers Protection Against PMWS

The Canadian introduction of the first of a number of new vaccines designed to protect against PMWS is offering hope to those farms facing a heightened risk of infection. Post-weaning Multisystemic Wasting ...
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News published on March 10, 2006:

UK - Increase in Finisher Mortality

A quick email survey of pig vet specialists suggests that finisher mortality rates have increased this winter and in particular the number of sudden deaths in otherwise “good” pigs. Cases investigated seem ...
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News published on February 24, 2006:

Canada - Agriculture minister says Quebec and Ontario monitoring serious pig disease

- The new federal agriculture minister is concerned about a "serious" illness which has killed hundreds of thousands of pigs in Quebec and has also shown up in Ontario. Chuck Strahl discussed the impact of ...
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News published on November 23, 2005:

EU - Control of Porcine Circovirus Diseases (PCVDs)

The EU Sixth Framework project on porcine circovirus disease (PCVD) initiated in December 2004 is now fully operational. The project is being delivered by a multidisciplinary consortium from academia and indust...
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The Pig Site
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News published on November 21, 2005:

UK - Scientists make international bid to tame PMWS

Fifteen organisations from North America and the European Union, with a budget of over £4m, are searching for ways to control PMWS and other porcine circovirus diseases. The aim is to find out more about the...
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The National Pig Association
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