This is such an interesting topic. I thought the historical background was particularly interesting by putting the disease in context with the world's food demands. You mentioned that the disease can be completely eradicated by this new vaccine. Is there anyway to treat the disease once it has been transmitted? I realize that this is probably not cost effective for most farmers, but I was just curious if they have ever found a treatment.
This subject was really interesting. The historical context was very well done. I would like to see a section that goes more into detail of the genome (what genes does it contain and what do they do) and about how it infects cells on the molecular scale. The section on the vaccines was good, very detailed. I thought it was interesting that the vaccine could create immunity against the peste-des-petits ruminants virus, is there more information on that subject?