"Targeted vaccination" could save endangered species


Vaccinating 25-30 percent of a wild population could protect a species (even an endangered species) against outbreaks of diseases like rabies, according to research published today in the journal Nature. The study uses the rare Etheopian wolf as its primary example. (Yeah, that's a species I want to be sneaking up on with a vaccination needle...)

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