The ARC-OVI owes its origin to the rinderpest outbreak that swept through South Africa in 1896. Its forerunner was a laboratory established at Daspoort by Arnold Theiler in 1897.
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senior lecturer at UP for 7 years, head of Department at UP for 17 years and Veterinary Council for 3 years.