“The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA) has commenced airdropping millions of oral rabies vaccines (ORV) from planes in several states throughout the Southeast…

The RABORAL V-RG® vaccine is compressed into a matchbook-sized sachet, or plastic packet, which is sprinkled with a fishmeal coating, or encased inside a fishmeal polymer coating…

The program began in August distributing throughout the Northeast to mid-Atlantic regions such as Maine, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

It continued into mid-September from mid-September to mid-October in Massachusetts.

Throughout October, the program will be dispersing vaccines by airplane, helicopter, and vehicle in the Southern states such as Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

According to the USDA, ORV distribution has taken place in the United States since 1990.”