rinderpest


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rinderpest

(rĭn′dər-pĕst′)
n.
An acute, often fatal, contagious viral disease, chiefly of cattle, characterized by ulceration of the alimentary tract and resulting in diarrhea.
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Sahibzada Sultan said that it was welcoming that Pakistan was signing Rinderpest Post Eradication Security Project and be part of that global project to take measures against the likely threat of this fatal animal disease.
A rinderpest like disease in goats in Punjab, Pakistan.
Combined with drought, large numbers of people died from starvation as rinderpest spread.
Still, one can develop a tentative reconstruction of dominant grazing movements during the study period by combining what is known about precolonial movements (described above) with admittedly limited information about responses to rinderpest and French requisitions of livestock by Fulbe herders at the time (Figure 2).
Surveillance of wildlife as a tool for monitoring rinderpest and peste des petits ruminants in west africa.
and Amin, M., Serosurveillance for peste des petits ruminants (PPR) and rinderpest antibodies in naturally exposed Saudi sheep and goats.
On account of the Rinderpest I lacked money for school fees, and [I] wrote and told Rev.
To this day it is believed that their relative scarcity in East Africa is due to a rinderpest that nearly eradicated numerous species in about 1900.
When my father was sixteen years old--about 1920--the wildlife in the Wankie and Matetsi areas was recovering from the Rinderpest epizoic.
For centuries, peasants leaped over bonfires with accompaniment of song, ale and courtship, in spring, mid-summer and fall, all to combat smut, rust, darnel, and rinderpest. During these times, rituals for protection of crops and livestock were the primary basis of social life and cohesion, and these rituals contributed to a vigorous plant lore that later transmuted into the foundations of medicine, botany, and modern agriculture.
Animal disease status in India is encouraging for the facts that we were able to eradicate Rinderpest, the most dreaded livestock disease that vanished herds of cattle.
Eleven years before that visit, King Chulalongkom and Prince Damrong had dispatched two officials to Manila to learn how to produce serum for treating rinderpest and bubonic plague, to receive intensive training in microbial medicine, and to gather materials likely to be of value to the improvement of laboratory work and medical education in Siam (Davisakd 2007, p.