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OIE: Peste des Petits Ruminants Found in Israel

21 April 2015

ISRAEL - There has been an outbreak of Peste des Petits Ruminants in a herd of goats in Israel.

There were 100 cases in the herd of nearly 1500 goats. Ten of the affected animals have died.

The herd contains 475 milking goats, 185 dry goats, 310 males and kids, and 525 young goats. The herd was vaccinated for the last time on 26 December 2013.

The cases occurred in Hazafon district, in the north of the country.

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