WASHINGTON D.C. (WTVB) - Potentially positive news for pork producers in Branch County and across the country. Federal officials believe a newly approved vaccine will help control a deadly pig virus. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said today he's confident it will help fight the PED virus which has killed millions of pigs in the U.S. Preliminary studies of the drug show promising results in containing an outbreak that's being blamed for pushing pork prices to record highs.
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