The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.
Federal public health officials say three people who received organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 are no longer in danger of coming down with the deadly disease.
Experts say a Maryland man who died last month of rabies might have been spared under transplant recommendations that hadn’t yet been published when he got a kidney from an infected donor in 2011.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 23 people have been urged to get rabies shots following the disclosure that four patients received organs from an infected donor.
A North Carolina woman said Monday that her child’s father is the Air Force aviation mechanic whose rabies-infected organs were transplanted into other recipients, including a Maryland man who died.
Public health agencies in five states are assessing the rabies risk for hundreds of people who may have had close contact with an infected organ donor and four transplant recipients, one of whom died, officials said Saturday.
Maryland health officials release new information about a rare case. A man dies of rabies he got through an organ transplant.
A Maryland resident has died of rabies for the first time in more than 35 years.
An unusual health warning goes out to Ravens fans. Some people in the stands at last Friday’s game against the Detroit Lions may have been exposed to rabies.
It’s strange enough to be kicked in the face by a deer, let alone one with rabies.
Cecil County health officials say rabies has been found in a sickly stray cat that scratched five people in downtown Port Deposit.
Health officials say Cecil County has seen as many rabies cases so far this year as in all of last year.