An illustration of rinderpest in the Netherlands in the 18th century. Europeans once feared the cattle virus as much as they did the Black Death. Jacobus Eussen/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

toggle caption Jacobus Eussen/Wikimedia Commons

Rounding Up The Last Of A Deadly Cattle Virus

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/455769249/455797489" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Courtney Martin jogs through the snow with her dog, Theodore, in St. Louis. Missourians and their pets muddled through another frigid day Tuesday. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP