pigeonpox

pigeonpox

a disease caused by a poxvirus in the genus Avipoxvirus; characterized by the presence of pox lesions in the mouth and serious involvement of the eyes which may be sufficiently serious as to cause blindness.
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However, this began to change with the licensing of laryngotraeheitis vaccine in 1933; pigeonpox vaccine in 1939; several Newcastle disease vaccines (inactivated in 1946, Roakin strain in 1948, B1 strain in 1950, and La Sota strain in 1952); and the first bronchitis vaccine in 1953.