NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomic analysis uncovered a novel coronavirus behind an outbreak that sickened and killed nearly 25,000 piglets.

The outbreak began at the end of October 2016 at a farm in Guangdong Province, China, near to where the SARS virus is thought to have emerged. Four farms in the region were eventually affected by the fatal swine disease outbreak, which disproportionally affected very young piglets.

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