Investigation of a Possible Link Between Vaccination and the 2010 Sheep Pox Epizootic in Morocco.

@article{Haegeman2016InvestigationOA,
  title={Investigation of a Possible Link Between Vaccination and the 2010 Sheep Pox Epizootic in Morocco.},
  author={Andy Haegeman and Khalil Zro and D{\'o}nal J Sammin and Frank E. Vandenbussche and M Mustapha Ennaji and Kris E. De Clercq},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={e278-e287}
}
Sheep pox is endemic in most parts of Northern Africa and has the potential to cause severe economic problems. Live attenuated vaccines are used in Morocco, and in many other countries, to control the disease. Sheep pox virus (SPPV) re-appeared in 2010 causing a nodular clinical form previously not observed in Morocco. The severe clinical signs observed during the course of this outbreak and initial reports citing similarity in nucleotide sequence between the Moroccan vaccine strain and field… CONTINUE READING
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