University of Saskatchewan develops vaccine for PEDV virus

Published on: 08/30/2016
Source : http://news.usask.ca/

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
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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?
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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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