Aug 26, 2022 - Energy & Environment
USDA begins airdropping rabies vaccines for wildlife in 13 states
The Department of Agriculture has started spreading rabies vaccine packets from aircraft over 13 states to vaccinate wildlife against the disease, AP reports.
Why it matters: The aim of the air-dropped vaccines is to keep a strain of the virus from spreading to states where it hasn't yet been detected or isn't currently common.
- The drops are occurring from Maine to Alabama from helicopters and airplanes.
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