The Texas Department of State Health Services has begun its annual airdrop of rabies vaccine baits over portions of southern and western Texas, in the continuing effort to protect people and animals from rabies. Planes took off from an airport in Del Rio Jan. 9 and from Alpine and Zapata Jan. 14. They will drop about 1 million doses of rabies vaccine over wild areas of Texas as part of the Texas Department of State Health Science Oral Rabies Vaccination Program. . . .