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December 22, 2010
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Rinderpest: Monument in Kenya marks countdown to global eradication

The statue of a wild buffalo stands in Meru National Park, where the world's last known case of rinderpest, or cattle plague, was seen in 2001. A handful of remaining countries are expected to be formally recognized as rinderpest-free by May 2011, paving the way for a declaration of global eradication of the disease. [...]

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