La peste de los pequeños rumiantes

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Vaccines boosting defenses against deadly livestock disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Vaccination teams have fanned out across Masi-Manimba in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to vaccinate goats and sheep against peste des petits ruminants. As increasing numbers of animals are...

Livestock epidemic causing havoc in Democratic Republic of the Congo

FAO is mobilizing emergency support for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to counter the rapid spread of peste des petits ruminants, a virulent livestock disease of goats and...

Pest of small ruminants: Need to broaden the focus

Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), also known as the pest of small ruminants, is a highly contagious, non-zoonotic viral disease of sheep and goats. The disease is recognized in the...

Deadly animal virus threatens to spread to southern Africa: 50 million sheep and goats at risk

A deadly viral disease which broke out in Tanzania earlier this year risks spreading to Southern Africa, posing a mortal threat to more than 50 million sheep and goats in...

Peste des Petits Ruminants is a priority in small ruminant health

Small ruminants plague, or peste des petits ruminants (PPR), is a highly contagious viral disease of goats and sheep, and in some areas also affecting camelids. The disease is characterised...