Diverting a Health Disaster

February 1, 2016 09:31 AM

Imagine walking into your building and finding lesions on your sows or market hogs that look just like Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). Would you know what to do or whom to call?

Seneca Valley virus (or Senecavirus A) causes symptoms that are exactly the same as FMD--and basically the only thing that separates the two is a diagnostic test. Although it’s serious, it’s not as devastating as a diagnosis of FMD would be.

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