Rabies

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Anne Arundel Targets Raccoons for Rabies Vaccine

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will start deploying bait containing a rabies vaccine for raccoons.

08/19/2015

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Officials: Raccoon Thrown From Car in Baltimore Was Rabid

Baltimore health officials say a raccoon that was thrown out of a car in the city has tested positive for rabies.

07/18/2015

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2 Raccoon Attacks Reported in Fairfax Co.

Fairfax County is seeing a spike in rabid raccoons after two people reported being attacked by the animals.

06/10/2015

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Rabid Bat Found in Md. Apartment Complex

Health officials say a rabid bat has been found in an apartment complex in Glen Burnie.

06/24/2014

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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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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.

04/08/2014

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Md. Recommends Better Screening of Organ Donors

Maryland health officials are recommending enhanced screening of potential organ donors in response to a rare case in which a patient died of rabies after receiving a kidney from an infected donor.

10/27/2013

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Fox Attack Prompts Rabies Concern in Prince George

Prince George County animal control officials say a red fox is being tested for rabies after it attacked two people.

08/13/2013

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Report: 4 People Received Organs From Donor With Rabies

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, and tests confirm his rabies-infected kidney caused the recipient’s disease, according to a medical journal report.

07/24/2013

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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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