Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN warns over swine fever outbreak in Ukraine

The United Nations food agency on Tuesday warned that an outbreak of African swine fever in Ukraine could pose a risk for animal health in the region as a whole despite swift moves to limit its spread.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wild hogs: Researchers examine impact of feral pigs in eastern N.C.

The nation's feral pig population continues to expand, increasing the potential for interaction with humans and domestic swine - and for spreading diseases. Researchers at North Carolina State University examined feral pigs ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Commercial pigs in Ind. test positive for H1N1

(AP) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that pigs in a commercial herd in Indiana have tested positive for swine flu, making it the first time the virus has been found in such hogs.

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Minn. pigs may have tested positive for swine flu

(AP) -- Preliminary tests show three pigs in Minnesota may have contracted the swine flu virus making them the first potential U.S. cases in swine, agricultural officials said Friday. They stressed the finding does not threaten ...

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