Question of the week - Week of 25-Jul-2018

How long has it been since PRRS was first discovered?

Question of the week

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Correct answer

More than 30 years have gone by since the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) was first discovered. The first evidence of PRRS goes back to 1987 in the former Democratic Republic of Germany (DRA), although the virus was not isolated until 1991.