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Brucella in cattle

Norway was declared free from bovine brucellosis in 1953.

Aim
Document freedom from brucellosis (caused by Brucella abortus) in cattle in Norway.

Background
A campaign to eradicte brucellosis in cattle (a zoonosis) was started in 1935, and the disease was declared eradicated in 1953.

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