Continued spread of Peste des Petits Ruminants bolsters case for eradication

FAO and OIE map campaign to stamp out a virus that kills millions of sheep and goats each year

Georgia recently reported its first-ever case of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), a viral disease which is capable of severely impacting goat and sheep populations, while a new outbreak has occurred in the Maldives, showing that even island states are vulnerable to the plague.