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New York attacks raccoon rabies from the air

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 04 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1184
  1. FRED CHARATAN, freelance journalist
  1. Florida

    The largest vaccination programme against raccoon rabies in the United States started this month. Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine is cooperating with New York State in arranging an air drop of baits containing vaccinia-rabies glycoprotein around the St Lawrence River and Niagara County near the US-Canadian border.

    The oral vaccine was recently approved by the US …

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