Drought May Be Causing Rabies Spike in Texas

Drought May Be Causing Rabies Spike in Texas

Ari Auber

The Texas Tribune

The drought is not only scorching lawns and sparking wildfires across Texas. The number of animal rabies cases — particularly among skunks — has more than doubled since this time in 2010 in the Central Texas region, and the increase may be due to the state’s nine-month drought, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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