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Rescued Fox Euthanized For ‘Water On The Brain’ & Fear Of Rabies

A baby fox rescued from a storm drain by a group of Harford County firefighters earlier this week has been euthanized so it can be tested for rabies. Health officials say the fox was also suffering from “water on the brain.”

05/03/2013

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Pack Of Rabid Cats A Threat In Milford Mill Community

Baltimore County health officials are warning neighbors in the Milford Mill area about a pack of rabid cats.

04/18/2013

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CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

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.

04/03/2013

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CDC: Rabies No Longer Threat To 3 Organ Recipients

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.

04/02/2013

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Transplant Guidelines Too Late For Rabies Victim

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.

03/24/2013

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23 Urged To Get Rabies Shot After Transplant Death

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.

03/20/2013

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N.C. Airman At Center Of Rabies Case Was Outdoorsman

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.

03/18/2013

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Hundreds Checked For Risk In Rabies Case

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.

03/16/2013

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Marylander Who Died Of Rabies Contracted It From Kidney Transplant Surgery

Maryland health officials release new information about a rare case. A man dies of rabies he got through an organ transplant.

03/15/2013

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Md. Resident Dies Of Rabies For The First Time Since 1976

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

03/12/2013

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Fans Possibly Exposed To Rabies After A Bat Swoops In During Last Friday’s Ravens Game

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.

08/23/2012

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Md. Woman Exposed To Rabies Following Deer’s Kick

It’s strange enough to be kicked in the face by a deer, let alone one with rabies.

07/17/2012

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