DSHS Expands Vaccine Drops to Combat Rabies

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The Texas Department of State Health Services launched its 20th annual airdrop of rabies vaccine in portions of the state. The effort has successfully eliminated the canine strain of rabies and virtually eliminated the fox strain of rabies in Texas by vaccinating coyotes and gray foxes in a wide swath of southern and western Texas over the last 20 years. Now, the Oral Rabies Vaccination Program is testing an expanded effort to vaccinate skunks.

News release: DSHS Expands Vaccine Drops to Combat Rabies

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Last updated February 09, 2014