Rinderpest in South Africa--100 years ago.

  title={Rinderpest in South Africa--100 years ago.},
  author={Stefan W Vogel and Heloise Heyne},
  journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association},
  volume={67 4},
To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of rinderpest in South Africa, the historical events leading up to and following this major epidemic are recounted. Its impact on livestock and human populations, as well as initial and eventual successful attempts to control it are discussed.