Prevention is the best way to protect animals from viral and bacterial diseases.
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Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is a severe and highly contagious lung disease of goats and sheep. It makes large numbers of animals sick; up to 60–100% of affected animals can die.
Goats are particularly affected by CCPP, but sheep can become infected too.
CCPP is not infectious to humans.