Man who helped with baby raccoons may need rabies treatment
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are requesting the public's help in finding a man from Massachusetts to assess his risk for rabies after he came into contact with baby...
More cases of rabies in skunks confirmed in Detroit area
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Officials have confirmed two new cases of rabies in skunks found in suburban Detroit communities.
Oakland County's health division says Wednesday that the skunks...
Tennessee raccoons to get vaccinated for rabies
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Health is working to prevent the spread of rabies by raccoons through the distribution of vaccine packets coated with fishmeal.
Oakland County confirms 2 more cases of rabies in skunks
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Oakland County health officials are confirming two new cases of rabies in skunks found in Southfield and Troy.
The confirmations follow a report last week that a...
Skunk carcass north of Detroit tests positive for rabies
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Oakland County health officials confirm that the carcass of a skunk found in Southfield, just north of Detroit, has tested positive for rabies.
Idaho officials say cat has rabies, first case in decades
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho health officials say a cat has tested positive for rabies for the first time in 27 years.
The Department of Health and Welfare says the cat in Owyhee County was...
2 puppies euthanized after contact with rabid bats
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Officials say two German shepherd puppies were euthanized after they came into contact with bats that tested positive for rabies in southwestern Washington.
Rabid bats found along river in Grand Canyon National Park
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park officials say two dead bats found along the Colorado River inside the park tested positive for rabies.
Skunk that bit 2-year-old girl tests positive for rabies
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts animal control officials say a skunk that attacked a 2-year-old girl in her grandmother's backyard has tested positive for rabies.
Rabies-carrying bats raising alarm in southwest Utah
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Health officials are raising alarm after receiving several reports of people interacting with rabies-carrying bats in southwest Utah.
At least 17 people treated after contact with rabid raccoon
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia health official says at least 17 people who were exposed to a rabid raccoon have started treatment.
News outlets report North Central Health District spokesman...
Glacier park resident scratched by bat with rabies
WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — A Glacier National Park resident is undergoing rabies vaccinations after being scratched by a rabid bat.
Park administrators said it's the first known case of a...
Ohio to put raccoon-rabies vaccination baits in 14 counties
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Department of Health is set to begin oral raccoon-rabies vaccination operations in 14 northeast Ohio counties.
Annual USDA rabies bait drop designed to stop rabies spread
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are continuing a yearslong effort to stop the spread of rabies by distributing an oral vaccine targeted at raccoons...
Person bitten by rabid bat in Grand Teton gets treatment
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A person bitten by a bat in western Wyoming underwent treatment for rabies.
Grand Teton National Park officials say the unidentified person recently visited Jenny Lake as...
Health officials: Rabid bat found outside Illinois home
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Health officials say a rabid bat has been found outside a home in Woodstock in northeastern Illinois.
The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald reports Friday that several...
Rabid fox bites 6-year-old girl on the back of her leg
BATH, Maine (AP) — Police say a 6-year-old girl in Maine was bitten in the leg by a rabid fox.
Julia Davis, of Bath, was playing outside a friend's house when a fox ran at the girls and...
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8 Nevada cases of rabies in bats; 4 in Washoe County
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Department of Agriculture says eight bats recently tested positive for rabies, including four in Washoe County.
Person bitten by rabid bat in Breitenbush area
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials are warning residents to be careful after a person was bitten by a rabid bat in southeast of Salem in the Breitenbush area.
Correction: Horses Quarantined story
DENVER (AP) — In stories on Aug. 3 and July 31 about a viral disease affecting livestock, The Associated Press reported erroneously described the disease as rabies-like. The virus spreads through...
Rabies vaccine baits to land in some parts of Maine
Federal agriculture officials are set to disperse rabies vaccine baits targeted at raccoons across a wide swath of northeast Maine.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spread the baits...
DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of Colorado properties are under quarantine after a rabies-like virus outbreak has been confirmed in horses.
KMGH-TV reported Tuesday that the Colorado Veterinarians...
Man bitten by rabid bat in southern Oregon home
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a west Medford man was bitten by a rabid bat July 16 after he found it flopping around in his home.
The Mail Tribune reports the unidentified man has...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bat found in northeastern Kansas has tested positive for rabies.
Topeka television station KSNT reports that the bat was found in Shawnee County. The Shawnee County...
Raccoon in Dartmouth tests positive for rabies
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A raccoon captured in Massachusetts has tested positive for rabies.
Dartmouth Animal Control posted on social media on Wednesday that the raccoon that was seen in the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials say two pet dogs attacked and killed a rabid raccoon, marking the fifth time this year a rabies-infected animal has been caught in the Charlotte...
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SOUTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man got a big surprise as he went to close up his iPad. A bat was wedged between the back of the device and its cover and bit his finger.
Rabies found in steer in Larimer County
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Officials say a steer in northeast Colorado has contracted rabies.
The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports that Larimer County Department of Health and Environment...
LISBON, Maine (AP) — Police say three family members who were attacked by an animal on a walking path in Lisbon are getting rabies treatments as a precaution.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man attacked by a rabid bobcat while golfing doesn't remember much about the incident but says he can still see "this miserable animal coming at...
Bobcat that attacked golfer, horse, had rabies
SPRAGUE, Conn. (AP) — A bobcat that attacked a golfer in Connecticut shortly after scratching a horse has tested positive for rabies.
The bobcat was shot and killed by state environmental...
Health officials: Coyotes test positive for rabies
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont health officials say two coyotes have tested positively for rabies.
The Vermont Department of Public Health in a Friday statement is urging residents near...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A coyote that attacked a Salisbury couple outside their home tested positive for rabies, Vermont's top Fish and Wildlife official said Wednesday.
Officials warn of rabid wildlife in eastern Adirondacks
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State environmental officials are advising people to be alert for animals with unusual or aggressive behavior after several positive rabies tests in the eastern...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease control is trying to locate several people who handled a rabid bat with their bare hands last weekend in Bangor.
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A skunk found in suburban Detroit has been confirmed to have rabies.
Oakland County health officials say Friday that the skunk was removed from a location in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say six rabid raccoons have been found in New York City this year, four of them in Inwood Hill Park in upper Manhattan.
Raccoon killed by 2 dogs in W.Va. tests positive for rabies
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials in West Virginia say a raccoon that was killed by two dogs in the Cheat Lake area has tested positive for rabies.
The Dominion Post reports the Monongalia County Health Department says in a news release the raccoon was killed Feb. 7. A state lab confirmed the raccoon had rabies.
Georgia Tech warns of rabid fox attacks after students hurt
ATLANTA (AP) — Rabid fox attacks at Georgia Tech in Atlanta have parts of the university's campus taped-off like a crime scene and students taking different routes walking to class.
Department: Possible rabies exposure from bat at Pacers game
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials say people who had contact with a bat last week during an Indiana Pacers game have possibly been exposed to rabies.
Dog defends owner from rabid raccoon during Poconos hike
BUSHKILL, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a hiker in Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains was attacked by a rabid raccoon and defended by his dog, who pulled the varmint off.
Fox bites homeowner in New Mexico, tests positive for rabies
LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health says a fox that bit a Las Vegas homeowner has tested positive for rabies.
State Game and Fish authorities responded to a call last Saturday from the homeowner who believed the fox was starving when she attempted to feed it.
The homeowner offered the fox a bowl of dog food when it bit her on the wrist and hand.
Rabies confirmed in raccoon involved in altercation with dog
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health authorities say rabies has been confirmed in a raccoon involved in an altercation with a dog in western Pennsylvania.
The Allegheny County health department said the dog involved in the incident in Upper St. Clair was up-to-date on its rabies vaccinations.
This is the first report of a rabid animal in the county this year. Last year, 25 animals were confirmed to have rabies in the county: a dozen raccoons, nine bats, two cats, a fox and a groundhog.
Florida officer kills rabid otter following several attacks
MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police officer fatally shot a rabid otter several days after people reported attacks.
The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Maitland police officer put the sick animal down last week near Lake Maitland.
CDC: Virginia woman died from rabies after 2017 India trip
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed that a Virginia woman who died in 2017 contracted rabies from a dog bite in India.
The Daily Progress reports the CDC released a report on Friday cautioning travelers to get the rabies vaccine.
Death of rabid black bear is first for North Carolina
FAIRFIELD, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a dead black bear has tested positive for rabies, the first such case known to the state.
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission said in a statement Friday that a Fairfield man contacted the commission on Dec. 17 after finding the male bear dead at his game feeder in Hyde County.
2 foxes in Flagstaff test positive for rabies
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Two foxes that were captured in Flagstaff have tested positive for rabies.
The Coconino County Public Health Services District says the foxes had attacked people and animals in east Flagstaff and near Lowell Observatory.
The four people are being treated, and the two dogs are under quarantine for 45 days.
Arizona police respond to rabid fox calls in Flagstaff area
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police officials say they have responded to several calls about rabid foxes in the Flagstaff area.
The police department said Monday a fox believed to have rabies jumped into the bed of a pickup truck and bit someone before running away Sunday. A fox believed to be the same one was captured a few hours later after another attack was reported. A second fox believed to be rabid was captured Sunday after it bit a person.