Sheeppox

Sheeppox (or sheep pox, known as variola ovina in Latin, clavelée in French, Pockenseuche in German) is a highly contagious disease of sheep caused by a poxvirus different from the benign orf (or contagious ecthyma).

Sheep pox is the most severe of all the pox diseases of animals.

Goatpox is a similar disease of goats, caused by a virus antigenically distinct from sheeppox virus.

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