State Fair Officials Keep Eye Out For Emerging Pig Virus

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PED mainly affects piglets and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.(Photo: OSU)
PED mainly affects piglets and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.(Photo: OSU)

A virus known as P.E.D. has been affecting pigs and the pork industry in other parts of the world for decades, but it’s new to the U.S.

WOSU’s Steve Brown stopped at the state fair yesterday to talk with the state veterinarian Tony Forshey about P.E.D. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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