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Researchers have gone a step further in showing flies can infect pigs with devastating diseases.

In 2003, doctors Scott Dee, Satoshi Otake, and others proved that Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome—commonly called PRRS virus—could survive in and be spread by houseflies.

Gene Spellman with Central Life Sciences says new research led by Iowa State University shows flies can also transmit PEDv and Senecavirus A.

“What this means long-term for producers is that maybe (flies) have been overlooked. 

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