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An infectious viral disease of pigs causing mild fever and blisters around the mouth and feet.
- ‘The pig has also been cleared of having swine vesicular disease.’
- ‘Tests for swine vesicular disease were also negative, but more tests for both diseases are still needed with the final results not known until next Tuesday.’
- ‘The goals of this project are to investigate and develop reagents and methods which will improve the diagnosis of swine vesicular disease.’
- ‘Pathogens considered include BSE, scrapie, foot and mouth disease virus, classical swine fever virus, swine vesicular disease, and plant pathogens.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.