Pig virus which is potential threat to humans has scientists worried

A Sars-like vomiting bug that infects pigs has been shown to jump between species including chickens, cats and humans.


A recently identified pig virus could pose a potentially lethal threat to human populations, research suggests. Lab tests show that porcine deltacoronavirus, first detected in China in 2012, readily [...]

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