The Georgia Department of Agriculture has reported a known case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). This is the first known positive to be found in Georgia. Results from two samples from pigs at the Georgia Junior National Livestock Show held February 18-21, 2015 tested positive for PEDv on February 27, 2015.
GDA immediately responded with biosecurity measures to prevent further spread of the disease. The locations of where the positive samples came from have been visited and animal movement has been controlled.
Monday, March 2, 2015/ Georgia Department of Agriculture/ United States.