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Rabies / Europe / Britain #247267

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1976
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(Studio) Rabies spreads in West Europe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(England) Yrs. ago, residents of English town tried to kill all wildlife in area where dog died of suspected rabies. Dog got disease from another country Britain begun publicity to keep rabies out of Britain. [Vet. ofr. John MacDONALD - says rabies drives victim mad.] Map shows how rabies spread across Europe, starting in World War II. Disease is now in France, across English Channel. [MacDONALD - notes amount of traffic crossing Channel daily.] Those smuggling pets into Britain arrested and fined. Public warned of rabies dangers.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Cronkite, Walter;
Peterson, Susan

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