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Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 9:50 pm | Updated: 9:52 pm, Fri Jun 21, 2013.

ALBERT LEA — Minnesota hog farmers have a new disease to worry about, a virulent form of diarrhea that is deadly to young pigs.

The disease is known as porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PED, and until this spring it had been confined to Europe and Asia for decades.

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