If rabies comes to Britain

Harris, Stephen
October 1990
New Scientist;10/20/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1739, p20
Discusses the possibility that foxes living in a particular area might have to be killed to prevent the spread of rabies in Great Britain. Vaccination of foxes by biologists in continental Europe to halt the spread; Reasons why vaccinations might not work in Great Britain; Prediction that Britain would experience a point source infection; Identification of the problem in Bristol by controlling rabies in an urban population of foxes; Simulation of how rabies might spread in a particular city. INSET: How sentimentaly can have deadly results..


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