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No New Cases of PED Reported in Canada

24 October 2014

CANADA - There have been no new outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea reported in Canada.

The province of Ontario is reporting nine additional outbreaks (infected farms) since the previous report, for a total of 63 infected farms since the beginning of this event in January 2014.

The province of Manitoba is reporting two additional outbreaks (infected premises) since the previous report for a total of four infected premises since the beginning of the event. No additional outbreaks were reported in other provinces in Canada.

Cross-contamination from a truck is the most likely source of contamination of the single outbreak detected in the province of Quebec.

This outbreak was resolved on 7 March 2014 and no further outbreak was detected in this province afterward. 

ThePigSite News Desk

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