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Fighting the Spread of Rabies Worldwide

Fighting the Spread of Rabies Worldwide

Rabies vaccination programs here in the United States have been successful in preventing the natural spread of rabies in dogs. There were 125 cases of human rabies reported in the US between 1960 to 2018. Twenty-eight percent of these cases were a result of contact with an infected dog outside of the US. For those infected within the US, the…

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Black Bear With Rabies Found in North Carolina

Black Bear With Rabies Found in North Carolina

A black bear recently found in Fairfield, NC on December 17, 2018 tested positive for rabies. A necropsy performed at the University of Georgia’s Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study confirmed the cause of death. Since 1999, only four black bears have tested positive for rabies in the continental United States. This is the first known case of a black bear…

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