Rabies

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - SEPTEMBER 28:  A pet owner hydrates his Siberian Husky during the World Rabies Day celebrations on September 28, 2013 in Cainta Municipality, Philippines. (Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Getty Images for WSPA)

Eliminating Dogs As The Reservoir For Rabies Outbreaks

There have been some widespread rabies outbreaks around the world and it’s getting recognition partly because of the recent Chinese government killing of 5,000 dogs in one city after five people were diagnosed with the disease.

10/20/2014

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Skunk Killed By Dog Tests Positive For Rabies, First Case In Monterey County

Police are warning Marina residents of a dead skunk found in a city neighborhood that tested positive for rabies last week.

06/19/2014

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NorCal Drought Forcing Rabid Skunks Into Populated Areas

Rabid skunks are on the rise and have been spotted in high numbers in Northern California. They are more aggressive and some have even gone after dogs.

03/22/2014

A bat (Wikimedia Commons)

Bat Found Along Los Gatos Trail Tests Positive For Rabies

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued a notice to hikers in Los Gatos that a bat found near a trail has tested positive for the rabies virus, a deputy health officer said.

05/17/2013

A bat.  (Source: LACounty.gov)

Contra Costa County Man’s Death Confirmed To Be From Rabid Bat

Health officials have confirmed that a 34-year-old man’s death in July stemmed from his contact with a rabid bat in Contra Costa County earlier this year.

10/05/2012

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Rabies Signs And Preventative Measures

We don’t hear all that much about rabies these days, but it’s still a relevant issue for pets and their owners.

09/10/2012

A bat (Wikimedia Commons)

Rabid Bat Found Near Marin County’s Lake Lagunitas

A rabid bat was found near Lake Lagunitas in Marin County over the Labor Day holiday weekend, a Marin Humane Society spokeswoman said Friday.

09/07/2012

A bat hangs from a branch (Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Rabid Bats Turning Up Around SF’s Lake Merced

San Francisco public health officials announced today that another rabid bat was found dead near Lake Merced last week, the fifth one discovered in the area so far this year.

08/24/2012

Livermore Soldier Dies Of Rabies

A Fort Drum soldier has died of rabies believed to have been contracted during service overseas.

09/04/2011

Rabies Survivor Precious Reynolds (CBS)

NorCal 8-Year-Old Becomes Rare Rabies Survivor

“She is truly a fighter.” That’s what doctors are saying about the little Northern California girl who survived rabies without a vaccine, the third person in the U.S. to do so.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

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