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More Ohio Hog Farms Reporting Deadly Disease
Hog farms in Ohio are reporting cases of a relatively new disease that kills newborn pigs.
The state’s agriculture department has recorded a couple hundred confirmed cases of the virus across Ohio.
The disease known as PED was first found in the U.S. a year ago, but has existed in Europe for decades. It causes baby pigs to become dehydrated and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.