Foot and mouth disease in human beings

@article{Capella2001FootAM,
  title={Foot and mouth disease in human beings},
  author={G. Capella},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2001},
  volume={358}
}
  • G. Capella
  • Published 20 October 2001
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
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