University of Saskatchewan develops vaccine for PEDV virus

Published on: 08/30/2016
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In less than a year, University of Saskatchewan (U of S) scientists have developed and tested a prototype vaccine that could protect the North American swine industry from a virus that has killed more than eight million pigs and cost more than $400 million in lost income since 2013.   The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) hit the United States in 2013 and spread to Canada in 2014. It w...

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August 30, 2016
Please let us know , the new vaccine PEDV developed is killed or live vaccine.
Thank you
Francis E.C Pena Francis E.C Pena
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
August 31, 2016
How is this vaccine different from other previously launched vaccine.
Can this be used as short as 1 week before farrowing?
September 20, 2016
We are developing the preparation against PED from the bowels of sick piglets too.
D.V.M. Ayshpur Olena, Institute vet. med. Kiev, Ukraine/
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