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Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus has been likened to COVID-19 and new, more-infectious variants are prompting health officials to call for increased surveillance and vaccination.

More-infectious strains of respiratory virus hitting hog farms

Virus has hundreds of strains and new ones up the need for surveillance and vaccination

A highly virulent strain of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus has pork officials stressing the importance of surveillance and vaccination programs. There is also a need for a co-ordinated approach, industry officials from Ontario and the U.S. Midwest said during a recent webinar. Although there are hundreds of strains of the virus, Dr. Marty