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Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Hog virus infects U.S. swine population causing tighter supplies
By Nancy Allen
Consumers will soon pay more at the grocery store for bacon and other pork products due to a virus that has infected the U.S. swine population.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus - first detected in the U.S. about a year ago - has been diagnosed in local hogs. It causes diarrhea, vomiting and dehydration and is almost 100 percent fatal to piglets younger than 7 days old. The virus also sickens older hogs, but their survival rate is high. [More]
Obituaries on April 5th, 2014
Violet R. Schmitz, 98, Celina, passed away April 4, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Karl Hagaman Sr., Celina, died April 4, 2014, at his residence.
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