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PRRS (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome) outbreak in China

An outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus has occurred in China, reports Jia Youling, the national chief veterinary officer. Almost 3,000 pigs in backyards and small-scale farms in Laosi, in the region of Guangdong, may have been exposed to the virus. Of these, 331 died and 367 have been destroyed.


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