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Mass Treatment of Mongolian Sheep and Goat Pox

27 January 2015

MONGOLIA – Mongolia has launched a mass vaccination scheme after witnessing its first cases of sheep and goat pox for nearly two years.

One outbreak of the capripoxvirus has been reported by the World Organisation for Animal Health in nine sheep, all of which have been destroyed.

Control measures have included movement restrictions and the vaccination of over 38,000 sheep in the Sukhbaatar region, in the east of the country.


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