Tag Archives: epizootics

The equine mange epizootic during World War One: prevention and therapeutic failure

Claude MILHAUD Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2S) Membre émérite de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France 18 avenue Jean Jaurès 92140 Clamart clmilhaud@orange.fr Mange officially appears among the French army’s equine population in December 1914 in the wake of mobile warfare. … Continue reading

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Glanders during World War One: more fright than hurt

Par Claude MILHAUD* *Docteur Vétérinaire, Vétérinaire Général Inspecteur (2s), Membre de l’Académie Vétérinaire de France, email clmilhaud@orange.fr Communication présentée le 16 novembre 2013 Since October 1914, glanders – a wartime disease – threatens all French national territory with its extreme … Continue reading

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Glossanthrax in herbivores, an extinct disease ?

par François Vallat Content: a review of epizootics that occurred in Europe from 1682 to 1838, and a reminder of their chronology as well as their spatial and temporal distribution. Results of research undertaken by the author to elucidate the … Continue reading

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From the “cocotte” to the threat of the Foot and mouth disease

par Bernard Toma Content: A parallel between the knowledge on Foot and mouth disease at Nocard’s time and on current time. It allows thus to measure the progress done, but also to demonstrate the part of precursor played by Nocard … Continue reading

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Origin of the words « épizootique » and « épizootie »

par Bernard Toma, Professeur émérite, Ecole nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Adel. bftoma@vet-alfort.fr This article describes the investigations undertaken to determine by whom, when and under which circumstances the French words ‘épizootique’ and ‘épizootie’ were created. The first verified mention in a … Continue reading

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