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African Horse Sickness

Other Names: Perdesiekte, Pestis Equorum, Peste Equina, Peste Equina Africana
African horse sickness (AHS) is a serious, often fatal, arthropod-borne viral disease affecting the cardiovascular and respiratory tracts of horses and mules.

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  • Orbivirus Reoviridae

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