Bacon lovers, take note: A virus that kills piglets is spreading across the country

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Piglet-killing virus coming to a pigsty near you
Piglet-killing virus coming to a pigsty near you
Bacon lovers, take note: A virus that kills piglets is spreading across the country. The US Department of Agriculture says 22 states have been affected by the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), with California and Wyoming being the most recent states reporting pig farms hit by the virus. Symptoms of the virus – which only affects baby pigs – include diarrhea, vomiting and severe dehydration. RT’s Liz Wahl and Dr. Michael Greger, director of public health and agriculture for the Humane Society of the US, stop by the sty to take a look at the deadly virus that might keep you from pigging out.

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