Medicine: Mad Dog!

Hundreds of U.S. dogs were foaming at the mouth last week. Rabies was frontpage news in:

New Orleans, where every month about 150 dog-bitten people get Pasteur treatments.

Pittsburgh, which has the worst rabies epidemic in the history of the city, with 305 rabid dogs since January 1943, and three deaths from hydrophobia.

Washington, D.C., where a posse killed a drooling Doberman pinscher after it had bitten four children.

The Bronx, where 22 people have been bitten by rabid dogs in the last few weeks. Though there have been no deaths, New York City (which has the densest canine population in the world—600,000 dogs, 30,000...

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