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Rabies Cases Up In Cecil County

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ELKTON, Md. (AP) — Health officials say Cecil County has seen as many rabies cases so far this year as in all of last year.

Angela Scramlin, spokeswoman for the office of Environmental Health Services, tells the Cecil Whig that four cases this year is the same as all the cases in 2011.

The four confirmed cases this year were in a skunk and three raccoons. Scramlin said the cases were spread out in the county.

Residents are urged to get their pets vaccinated. The Cecil County Health Department will offer low-cost rabies vaccines for
dogs, cats and ferrets on May 5.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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