China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has confirmed an outbreak of peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as goat plague, in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. On February 10, two villages in Bayannur City of Inner Mongolia reported that 1,063 goats had showed suspected symptoms of the disease and that 431 of them had died…Full Article: China Daily Feb 2014

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  • A total of 5,090 goats will be killed in Inner Mongolia in order to prevent the virus from spreading

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  • In December 2013, China confirmed an outbreak of PPR in Hami Prefecture, eastern Xinjiang Region

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