Swine ebola reston virus

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  Ebola reston virus was discovered in Reston, Virginia USA but the virus itself originated in the Philippines.Accordingly,  a  monkey farm from the Philippines exported monkeys to a Laboratory in Reston, Virginia USA. Some monkeys from this shipment dies and infects other cages this caught their attention and later on they have isolated an ebola virus which is has low pathogenicity and called it Ebola reston virus.After almost 2 decades Ebola reston virus was discovered in pigs and this is the first time it crossed to swine.So far, there are no records of infection from swine to human… so technically it considered non-zoonotic to man.  We don’t need to panic. Just buy from reputable markets for all your pork needs. For other swine related topic go to www.pinoyagribusiness.com