Pig hearts are about the same size as human hearts, which is why scientists used them to develop a battery-free pacemaker that generates energy as the heart beats. The discovery could lead to “implants for life.”
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) has started working with swine producers across the country to help implement Infection Chain™/Prevention Chain™ concept into their herds as a systematic approach to disease control.
Research shows porcine deltacoronavirus can find its way into laboratory-cultured cells of people and other species. The discovery raises concerns about the potential for outbreaks that threaten human and animal health.