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  1. Study: Pig virus is easily transmitted among chickens and turkeys

    https://cfah.osu.edu/news/study-pig-virus-easily-transmitted-among-chickens-and-turkeys

    spread of disease surprised the Ohio State University scientists. “We weren’t even sure the virus would ... Asia in 2009 and caused a swine diarrhea outbreak in the United States – involving Ohio pigs – in 2014. ... chickens and turkeys. The researchers who led this work were part of a team that previously found in a lab ...

  2. Keys to reducing H3N2v flu risk? Public awareness, keeping sick pigs away from fairs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/keys-reducing-h3n2v-flu-risk-public-awareness-keeping-sick-pigs-away-from-fairs

    has some unique genetic changes compared to typical swine H3N2 viruses) has infected 153 people since ... the virus had direct contact with pigs, mainly at state or county fairs. Most of the cases have been ... associated with the virus in humans has been similar to the severity of illnesses commonly seen with ...

  3. Ohio State experts available for comment on new coronavirus

    https://fahrp.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-experts-available-comment-new-coronavirus

    following Ohio State virologists are all FAHRP and IDI members who work with and can comment on ... By: Tracy Turner WOOSTER, Ohio—Scientists with The Ohio State University College of Food, ... States, in Washington state. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that include the common cold, ...

  4. Kenney Lab

    https://cfah.osu.edu/node/491

    emerging viruses with specific emphasis on zoonotic pathogens.  Currently their research program works on ... respiratory syndrome virus, and others. The lab takes an in vitro to in vivo approach to understanding how ... viruses interact with their host species to devise ways to prevent and treat the spread of these diseases. ...

  5. 12 Days of Experts: A Piglet Killer on the Loose: Is Holiday Pork in Peril?

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/12-days-experts-piglet-killer-the-loose-is-holiday-pork-in-peril

    number of hogs reaching market, said Steve Moeller, a swine specialist with Ohio State University’s ... virus (PEDv) was first found in the U.S. in 2013 and has killed millions of piglets since, impacting the ... intestinal disease in swine of all ages and high mortality in young pigs — especially among pre-weaned pigs, ...

  6. Pandemic prep needs ‘smart surveillance’ to predict viral spillovers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/pandemic-prep-needs-%E2%80%98smart-surveillance%E2%80%99-predict-viral-spillovers

    a Distinguished University Professor in Ohio State’s  Center for Food Animal Health  with faculty appointments in ... Emily Caldwell Ohio State News caldwell.151@osu.edu COLUMBUS, Ohio–“Smart surveillance” for viral ... coronaviruses from deer to cattle was prescient: In 2021, Saif was part of an Ohio State research team that ...

  7. David Benfield, PhD

    https://cfah.osu.edu/people/david-benfield-phd

    Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus in the early 1990s and helped develop the first vaccine and ... David Benfield, PhD Professor Emeritus benfield.2@osu.edu Dr. Benfield joined The Ohio State ... Campus. Renowned for his contributions to swine disease research, Dr. Benfield isolated the Porcine ...

  8. Swine Virus Will Impact Production, Prices in 2014; Strict Bio-security Essential

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/swine-virus-will-impact-production-prices-in-2014-strict-bio-security-essential

    according to swine experts with Ohio State University’s  College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... Mauricio Espinoza COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Even though it was found for the first time in the U.S. just ... Ohio State University Extension  swine specialist. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of the college. ...

  9. Carolyn Lee

    https://cfah.osu.edu/people/carolyn-lee

    of Veterinary Medicine on The Ohio State Wooster campus in the Center for Food Animal Health (CFAH) ... recently, designing and testing a novel African Swine Fever Virus vaccine candidate. Carolyn also serves on ...   “Engineering an African Swine Fever Virus Multiepitope Protein for Use in an ASF Nanoparticle-based Subunit ...

  10. H3N2 Flu Outbreak: Awareness Key to Preventing Illness, Minimizing Impact on Pork Industry, Ohio State Experts Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/h3n2-flu-outbreak-awareness-key-preventing-illness-minimizing-impact-pork-industry-ohio

    country's pork industry as a result of the current outbreak of influenza A H3N2 variant virus, Ohio State ... these cases occurred in Ohio and Indiana. The majority of those who have contracted the virus had direct ... contact with pigs, mainly at state or county fairs. Most of the cases have been reported in children. So ...

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