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Suspected PED Outbreak in Fukuoka

19 March 2014

JAPAN - A new outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) is suspected at Yama in Fuluoka prefecture on Kyushu.

Fukuoka Prefecture has announced that there is a suspected epidemic of PED at a pig farm in Yame.

According to Asahi, this would be the first outbreak of PED in the province. 

The authorities have stressed that the disease does not affect humans. They also called for a high level of biosecurity - including thorough disinfection of vehicles and only essential visitors to pig farms.

ThePigSite News Desk

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