Eradication of Rinderpest from Ethiopia

@article{Abraham1998EradicationOR,
  title={Eradication of Rinderpest from Ethiopia},
  author={G. Abraham and Zolt{\'a}n Rom{\'a}n and A. Berhan and A. Huluagerish},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={1998},
  volume={30},
  pages={269-272}
}
Rinderpest, a viral disease of mainly cattle and bu¡aloes, has been associated with signi¢cant numbers of deaths of cattle which have a¡ected the rural economy and contributed to the general poverty, mass starvation and subsequent famine in Ethiopia. The ¢rst epidemics of the disease entered the coastal region of Ethiopia, now Eritrea, in 1887 during the major outbreaks that a¡ected most of Africa. The disease swept across the northern provinces of Tigray and Shewa southwards, resulting in an… CONTINUE READING

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