[News Script: Rats] Part: 3 of 6
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CU RAT ON GROUND
4kh'ealth engineers -say it is not possible for
the health department to engage in an eradication
campaign because of budget problems. Their job
is to prevent the rodents from becoming a menace
to public health.
TAKE RATS OUT OF CAR TRUNK
The *wpW day's catch is taken to a small laboratory
in the city garage where daily tests are carried
MEIPD. LONG IMaN INSIE
Here, Sh'addox * combs the rats, searching for fleas
and ticks, several diseases including
typhus and spotted fever. Thus far, none of the
rats tested _ has been diseased, nor . any
been found to be carrying fleas or ticks.
If any insects are found, they will be sent to
Austin for a thorough examination in the state
health department laboratory.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Rats], item, September 30, 1958; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc852224/m1/3/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.