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OIE Rinderpest Game Challenge



You are not alone in this – from 4 October 2018 to 1 November 2018 you are invited to play the OIE Rinderpest Challenge. Team up with other contestants from your country to save the world and you may win a trip to Paris.

Click here to review the Rules of the OIE Rinderpest Challenge

Click here to learn more about the use of personal data.

The country that has accumulated the most points will win the OIE Rinderpest Challenge, and its highest score player will win a TRIP TO PARIS during the OIE General Session in May 2019!

Each of the players will receive a certificate signed by the Director General of the OIE and the country will be recognized during the OIE General Session in May 2019.

The winner of the Rinderpest Challenge will be announced on 6 November 2018 on this website : don’t forget to come back to as often as needed to improve your knowledge and check your country’s score !

Click below to play the game

You can also download the game in your phone or tablet

 Veterinary students, laboratory practitioners and all players in animal health need to join forces in order to ensure that the world remains free from the disease.


Trivia Winners!

The World Organization for Animal Health, or OIE, is an important international organization for the surveillance of transboundary and emerging animal diseases.  It has the authority to officially declare a country free of four diseases.  What are the four diseases, and which of them (if any) have been present in the United States in the past or present?

Answer: The four diseases are Rinderpest, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia, and Foot and Mouth Disease. All have been present in the United States except for Rinderpest.

Congratulations to Olga Vinogradova from the University of Illinois and Brittany Beavis from Washington State University.  They were randomly chosen from the correct submissions and will be receiving $20!