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  • n  a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans

  • Runners-up: melioidosis, a glanders-like Oriental disease; glanders.
  • He died there (1924) of glanders contracted by nursing a stray puppy.
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  • HHS awards grant for antibiotic to fight melioidosis, glanders
    Jun 25, 2013 (CIDRAP News) – The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today it is awarding a $16.8 million contract to a Swiss company to help develop a new antibiotic to treat melioidosis and glanders, which are classified as potential bioterrorism threats.
    June 25, 2013 - Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

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