Rabies cases spark emergency action

时间:2019-03-02 11:17:00166网络整理admin

By Debora MacKenzie RABIES is once again threatening western Europe. This week emergency teams are fanning out across four German states and neighbouring parts of France, trying to vaccinate enough foxes to stop the disease spreading, as national and regional authorities trade accusations. The reason for the flare-up appears to be patchy vaccination of wild foxes in the German state of Hesse. Officials at Germany’s national rabies laboratory in Wusterhausen say they will stamp out this nest of infection this year, by vaccinating foxes every six weeks if they have to. But their counterparts in France,