Rinderpest Experience

Rinderpest Experience

Rinderpest, the most dreaded disease of cattle, originated as far back as the  domestication of cattle, occurring in Asia more than 10,000 years ago. It has been the main preoccupation of Veterinary Service activities for many centuries and was the major motivation for establishing the first veterinary school in Lyon, France, in 1761. Gaining control of the disease was the impetus for the founding of many regional and international organizations (including the World Organization for Animal Health) .

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