Monday, October 16, 2023
Mandatory PRRS declaration statement for all pig producers in Denmark
All pig producers in Denmark, who send pigs for slaughter, must have a clinical porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) statement, starting November 4, 2023, the country’s Agriculture and Food Sector announced.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Acceligen unveils breeding of PRRS-resistant pigs
Acceligen, an innovator in sustainable agriculture, announced the breeding of gene-edited pigs with resistance to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).
Monday, June 6, 2022
Denmark creates strategy to reduce number of PRRS-positive affected pig farms
The Danish Agriculture & Food Council (Landbrug & Fødevare Gris), in close cooperation with other agencies, has developed a strategy to reduce the number of PRRS-positive pig farms in Denmark.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
USDA researching ways to combat PRRS
Researchers from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) are studying ways to combat Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), a major swine disease, and potentially save millions of dollars in the country's pork sector, RFD TV ...
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Impact of PRRS & SIV and how spray-dried plasma (SDP) helps
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is a viral disease characterized by two overlapping clinical presentations, reproductive impairment or failure in breeding animals, and respiratory disease in pigs of any age.
Monday, July 12, 2021
New PRRS variants causing concern in US, says Anpario swine specialist
Swine producers, especially those in the United States, are becoming increasingly concerned about new variants of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS), which have been challenging production units, Anpario's swine ...
Monday, July 5, 2021
Boehringer Ingelheim celebrates 25 years combating PRRS in Europe
Boehringer Ingelheim was celebrating 25 years of partnering with veterinarians and producers to combat porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in Europe and more than 25 years in the United States, the company announced last mo ...
Monday, May 10, 2021
First PRRSV outbreak in Nepal confirmed
The first outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in Nepal was reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on April 26.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Pharmgate's PRRSGard vaccine receives 24-month dating
Pharmgate Animal Health announced that PRRSGard - an innovative, modified-live vaccine - has received USDA approval extending expiratory dating from 18 to 24 months.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Pharmgate Animal Health's PRRSGard swine vaccine now available in the US
Pharmgate Animal Health's PRRSGard swine vaccine, a 1.0 milliliter, single-dose recombinant chimeric vaccine for the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSV) is now available for the US market.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Boehringer Ingelheim awards winners of the 2020 European PRRS research
Boehringer Ingelheim has honoured three winning research proposals with a funding of 25,000 euro (~US$29,400; 1 euro = US1.18) each as part of the European PRRS Awards to encourage further development of practical methods for controlling PR ...
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Enesi Pharma reports positive results of needle-free PRRS vaccine
UK-based Enesi Pharma has reported positive top-line results from a new study evaluating the immune responses generated by its ImplaVax®-enabled unit solid-dose formulation of a live attenuated porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome ...
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
First PRRS case in Washington, US, linked to illegally imported pigs
The US state of Washington has reported its first case of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) which is linked to pigs illegally brought into the state.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Boehringer Ingelheim calls for PRRS research award submissions
For the fifth year, Boehringer Ingelheim sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for improved control of the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
PRRS-resistant pigs produced through gene editing
Scientists from Roslin Institute in Scotland have produced pigs that are resistant to one of the world's costliest animal diseases, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, or PRRS, through gene editing.

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