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Other Names: Congenital Arthrogryposis–Hydranencephaly Syndrome, A–H Syndrome, Akabane Disease, Congenital Bovine Epizootic A-H Syndrome, Acorn Calves, Silly Calves, Curly Lamb Disease, Curly Calf Disease, Dummy Calf Disease
Akabane is a viral disease of ruminants that causes fetal damage.

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  • Bunyaviridae Orthobunyavirus

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