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The virus killed nearly 25,000 piglets at 4 farms in Guangdong province in 2016 and 2017.
It includes a profile of what such a vaccine would accomplish and the different research areas needed.
The proposed law would direct $200 million a year for 5 years to research.
The therapy, which uses cattle antibodies to treat the virus in humans, has shown to be safe and well-tolerated.
Trials of both an inactivated and a DNA vaccine showed good safety and immune response data.
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