The fight against rabies along the Texas border

The state health department has a proactive attack plan every winter to fight rabies.

Rabies is a fierce, contagious disease that can travel quickly and it’s tough to fight it on the border.

That’s why the state health department has a proactive attack plan every winter. Planes drop over a million rabies vaccines across several border counties to keep the deadly disease out of Texas.

The border team in the Rio Grande Valley has more on the extraordinary effort.

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