U.S. Approved Vaccine to Fight Pig Virus

June 18, 2014 1:36 PM

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The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has conditionally approved a new vaccine to fight pig virus this week. According to the Tom Vilsack, the U.S. Agriculture Secretary, the vaccine could combat the virus and prevent the deaths of millions of pigs.

"I don't want to say the virus will be eradicated but I think you will see we're on the other side of this," Vilsack said reported in Reuters.

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