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Sheep and Goat Pox Found in Russian Village

12 August 2015

RUSSIA - Many animals have been vaccinated after an outbreak of Sheep and Goat Pox in Russia.

The outbreak, in the village of Chechen in the Respublika Dagestan administrative region, caused three deaths in sheep and goats.

In all, 90 animals were infected with the disease out of a susceptible population of 4100.

In response to the outbreak, 4002 sheep and goats have been vaccinated in the region.

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