International Conference on Novel Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases

28 August 2014, at 7:36am

US - If you are a pork producer or veterinarian interested in learning more about the federal government’s role in Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV), you may be interested in an international conference on novel Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases (nSECD) in Chicago from 23 to 25 September 2014.

The conference, hosted by the USDA, the US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Council, and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, will include multiple sessions on nSECDs.

Topics will include disease pathways, risk factors for introduction, immunology/vaccinology for nSECDs, as well as the identification of other transboundary swine diseases of concern.

To learn more about the free conference and to confirm your attendance, please contact Dr Randall Levings of APHIS at or call (515) 337 7155.