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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Leaping-evil: a disease of sheep which causes them to spring up and down in going forward.


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  • My abiding interest in infectious disease caused me to focus on the tickborne flavivirus, louping-ill virus, which was then regarded as problematic because of concerns about the safety of the vaccine, first developed at the Moredun many years previously.

    Peter C. Doherty - Autobiography

  • Immunosuppression in toxoplasmosis: studies in sheep with vaccines for chlamydial abortion and louping-ill virus



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