Prospects of control and eradication of capripox from the Indian subcontinent: a perspective.

@article{Bhanuprakash2011ProspectsOC,
  title={Prospects of control and eradication of capripox from the Indian subcontinent: a perspective.},
  author={Veerakyathappa Bhanuprakash and M Sunilkumar Hosamani and Raj K. Singh},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={
          225-32
        }
}
Sheeppox and goatpox, two endemic capripox infections in India, pose a significant economic threat to small ruminant productivity in the subcontinent. Vaccination of all susceptible sheep and goats is the feasible and sustainable means of control. Availability of effective live attenuated vaccines that are inherently thermostable and development of improved diagnostics provide the opportunities to initiate effective control measures for capripox. All animals older than 4 months can be… CONTINUE READING
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