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Social Media Helped in Probe of Md. Rabies Death

Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.

04/09/2014

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Study: Organ Donor With Rabies Had 2 Raccoon Bites

An Air Force recruit whose organs were donated to four patients, including a kidney recipient who died of rabies, had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick.

07/23/2013

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Donor In Rabies Cases Was Air Force Recruit

The Defense Department says a man whose organs were donated to four people before it was learned he had rabies was in the Air Force.

03/15/2013

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