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Bovine Ephemeral Fever

Other Names: Bovine Epizootic Fever, Ephemeral Fever, Three-Day Sickness, Three-Day Stiffsickness, Dragon Boat Disease, Lazy Man’s Disease, Dengue of Cattle
Bovine ephemeral fever is an economically important viral disease of cattle and water buffalo.

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  • Rhabdoviridae Ephemerovirus

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