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[mass noun] An infectious disease of fowls, a form of pasteurellosis.
- ‘Beginning around 1876 Pasteur's studies on chicken cholera led to the development of vaccines to fight the disease.’
- ‘Next in line was saving the world from smallpox, chicken cholera, rabies and anthrax.’
- ‘As Thailand's chicken industry feels the brunt of the latest outbreak of chicken cholera, at least one group of farmers is celebrating.’
- ‘To head off competitors, Pasteur had purposely withheld reporting the simple method he used to prepare the chicken cholera vaccine.’
- ‘The first disease this team worked on was chicken cholera - a disease that affected many poultry farmers.’
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