Tag: "rinderpest" at medical news
India Declared Free of Rinderpest Cattle Infection
...health has declared India as free from the dreaded rinderpest
infection - an acute viral disease affecting the i...ttle //. 'This recognition of India as free from rinderpest
infection is a great achievement. It is the first animal disease to be officially recognised by Offi...
Impact of Climate Change in Africa
...was marked by epidemics of bovine pleuropneumonia, rinderpest
and small pox. The rains failed completely in 1897 and 1898. The Austrian explorer Dr Oscar Baumann, who travelled in Maasailand in 1891, wrote chilling eye-witness accounts of the horror experienced during a large ecological disturbance: 'There were...