Great feature in the New York Times today about the celebration in Rome of the eradication of rinderpest:
For only the second time in history, a disease has been wiped off the face of the earth.
I had a soft spot for rinderpest, or rather its eradication, and was proud to support FAO’s initiatives by
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I’ve been ill for the last ten days. I should have recognized the warning sign when I lost my voice two weeks ago. Still I soldiered on for five more days until I got a fever which sent me thrashing around in bed, delirious and raving for what seemed like several days, but in
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Taking a leaf out of the Vatican’s book, one of the departments in my organization is making an innovative attempt to raise awareness of animal diseases by marketing a children’s T-shirt in black cotton with a blue cow-shaped blob and a text promoting one of their mission goals: 0% rinderpest
I want two!
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