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.
Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC warned that a supply-chain breakdown that has shut more than half of its 900 U.K. outlets would persist for the rest of the week, continuing to deprive fans of their fried-chicken fix.
Scientists from The Pirbright Institute say they are a step closer to developing a vaccine for African swine fever. The study showed 100% of pigs immunized with the vaccine were protected from a lethal dose of ASF virus.
In June, over 650 pounds of illegal meat and dairy products in passenger luggage in airports were seized by Northern Irish authorities. ASF DNA was detected in a sausage, sparking a new campaign in the UK.