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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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Rabid Cat Scratches 5 In Port Deposit

Cecil County health officials say rabies has been found in a sickly stray cat that scratched five people in downtown Port Deposit.

04/24/2012

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Rabies Cases Up In Cecil County

Health officials say Cecil County has seen as many rabies cases so far this year as in all of last year.

03/12/2012

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Cat That Bit 2 People Tests Positive For Rabies

A cat that bit two people near Rising Sun High School in Cecil County has tested positive for rabies.

10/02/2011

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Anne Arundel County Vaccinates Against Rabies By Helicopter

Anne Arundel County health officials are taking to the air to vaccinate raccoons for rabies.

09/20/2011

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Anne Arundel County Health Officials Baiting Raccoons With Rabies Vaccine

Raccoons aren’t just a nuisance, they can also be dangerous. The cute and furry critters are the number one carrier of rabies.

09/07/2011

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