TITLE

Europe considers relaxing rabies rules

AUTHOR(S)
MacKenzie, D.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a recommendation by the European Commission's vets who propose that pets should have their own passports which would be enough to ensure that Britain stays free of rabies. Bitter opposition to this plan from the Ministry of Agriculture,Fisheries and Food in Britain; How the plan would work; Reasons given for the opposition.
ACCESSION #
9203303063

 

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