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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.


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Maryland Resident Dies of Rabies

A Maryland resident has died of rabies for the first time in more than 35 years.