Rabies vaccine dropped from helicopter onto Niagara

Rabies vaccine dropped from helicopter onto Niagara

Ministry of Natural Resources eradicating spread of disease from U.S. wildlife

August 28, 2015

A helicopter seen in flight over Niagara for most of Thursday afternoon was part of an effort to eradicate rabies in Ontario. Staff from the Ministry of Natural Resources were distributing baits containing the rabies vaccine, part of a program designed to prevent the spread of the disease into Canada through raccoons in the U.S.

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