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What does RP stand for?

RP stands for Rinderpest (contagious viral disease of cattle)

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Others describe the town of Schoemansdal; prospectors; railway lines; transportation, including the role of Alois Hugo Nellmapius and the influence of tsetse flies, malaria, and the rinderpest epidemic on development; the demarcation of the border between Mozambique and South Africa; game conservation and the proclamation of the Sabie Game Reserve; the war with the British Empire; the early evolution and development of the reserve and park, including the first rangers and ranger posts; quests for buried treasures; graves; Crooks Corner; the role of the Witwatersrand Native Labour Association; early supporters and benefactors; and memorials.
Experts attending include Dr Paul Livingstone, research manager at New Zealand's Animal Health Board and chair of the TB Control Programme Technical Advisory Group; Professor Glyn Hewinson, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency's chief scientific advisor, and Professor Peter Roeder, veterinary consultant and secretary of the Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme at the Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Pathogens and toxins * Avian influenza (H5N1) virus * Bacillus anthracis * Botulinum neurotoxin * Burkholderia mallei * Burkholderia pseudomallei * Ebola virus * Foot-and-mouth disease virus * Francisella tularensis * Marburg virus * Reconstructed 1918 influenza virus * Rinderpest virus * Toxin-producing strains of Clostridium botulinum * Variola major virus * Variola minor virus * Yersinia pestis B.