Gene-Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion Dollar Virus, Study Finds (image) University of Edinburgh Share Print E-Mail Caption Dr Christine Tait-Burkard of the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute poses with gene-edited pigs that are resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory virus (PRRS), a disease that costs the pig industry around $2.5 billion (£1.75bn) each year in lost revenue in the US and Europe alone. Credit Norrie Russell, The Roslin Institute Usage Restrictions Image may only be reproduced with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.