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Researcher develops innovative vaccine for profit-draining swine virus
An Ohio State researcher has created a unique vaccine to protect swine from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, a viral disease that causes direct losses to U.S. swine producers to the tune of $664 million a year. Renukaradhya (Aradhya) Gourapura, an associate professor in the university's Food Animal Health Research Program and in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, part of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, started working on this project in 2009. Read more here.