The War Against ‘Goat Plague’

The so-called "goat plague" started out in the Ivory Coast and has spread as far as Mongolia, where goats (above) and sheep and antelopes and even camels are at risk.

It’s a pestilence that strikes goats, sheep and other small ruminants in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It can wipe out nearly an entire herd. Now there’s a vaccine campaign to wipe the virus out.

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