Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) disease, also known as “goat plague”, is a highly contagious and fatal viral disease by morbillivirus which belongs to the Paramyxoviridae and involves small ruminants and camels. Vaccination is the most effective way to control the disease which should be repeated in endemic areas before rainy seasons.

Vira-Peste® vaccine, including Nigeria 75/1 vaccinal strain, is injected 1 dose (1 ml) subcutaneously to the sheep and goat. Twenty-one days after vaccination, immune antibodies are produced and the livestock will make the long-lasting safety against the recognized serotypes of PPR vaccine as morbillivirus.

This vaccine is packed as lyophilized in 100-dose vials.


Vira-Norlin ® (0.9% Sodium Chloride sterile diluent) as a diluent for lyophilized veterinary vaccines is produced by Vira vaccine Shaya company. Also, in order to prepare the vaccine for herd vaccination, a bottle of Vira-Norlin® diluent is dissolved in a lyophilized vaccine vial according to the brochure.

Vira-Norlin® diluent is packed in 25-, 50-, and 100-ml bottles with a lyophilized veterinary vaccine.