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The pox disease in livestock are caused by


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The pox disease in livestock are caused by

Options

A) bacteria

B) viruses

C) protozoa

D) fungi

The correct answer is B.

Explanation:

Pox disease, any of a complex of viral diseases in human beings and domestic animals, marked chiefly by eruptions of the skin and mucous membranes. Sheep pox and rabbit pox are spread by airborne infectious particles that are inhaled. Horse pox, fowl pox, and mouse pox usually are spread by skin contact. The pox diseases in livestock are caused by viruses. Choice B is correct


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  • Pox disease, any of a complex of viral diseases in human beings and domestic animals, marked chiefly by eruptions of the skin and mucous membranes. Sheep pox and rabbit pox are spread by airborne infectious particles that are inhaled. Horse pox, fowl pox, and mouse pox usually are spread by skin contact. The pox diseases in livestock are caused by viruses. Choice B is correct

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