pig with senecavirus A blister Oregon Department of Agriculture

Swine disease keeps animal health officials busy

Senecavirus A poses no threat to food safety and has no serious impact on swine, but mimics the signs of foot and mouth disease.

Animal health officials across the U.S. are keeping busy as they deal with Seneca Valley Virus — also known as Senecavirus A (SVA) — an emerging disease showing up in swine, according to the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA).

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