genetically novel virus

Veterinarians investigates virus causing pig polio

· October 14, 2016

Thanks to an effective vaccine, the U.S. human population has been polio-free since 1979. That might not be the case for pigs now. A veterinary researcher at Iowa State University has discovered a novel virus in the central nervous tissues of young pigs with polio-like weakness in their hind legs. Paulo Arruda, an assistant professor […]

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