Tag archive for ‘CDC rabies’
By Robert On Friday, February 15th, 2013

Queensland boy hospitalized with confirmed Australian Bat Lyssavirus infection

In what is only the third case of of the rabies-like bat virus in Australia, Queensland health officials report a young child was in intensive care in Brisbane with confirmed Australian Bat Lyssavirus infection More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Brazil reports first case of ‘Mad Cow disease’ in a cow that died two years ago

In a case, that has left U.S. cattle producers critical of the government’s reliance on foreign countries and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Brazil has reported its first case of bovine spongiform More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2012

Nikka, the drug-sniffing dog, is only certified member of New Mexico town’s police force

A New Mexico town now only has one official certified member of the police force – drug-sniffing German Shepherd. Image/CDC The police chief Ernest “Chris” Armijo resigned on Wednesday after it More...

By Robert On Friday, September 28th, 2012

World Rabies Day is September 28, 2012

World Rabies Day is Sept. 28. It is a day to raise awareness about the impact of human and animal rabies. Image/CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says rabies is a deadly virus that can kill More...

By Robert On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Indian man dies from rabies 25 years after dog bite

While that vast majority of human rabies cases have an incubation period of less than 90 days, researchers from Goa Medical College (GMC), in Goa, India suspect they have a case of the deadly viral disease in a More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Minnesota woman, Leah Prudhomme, repeatedly attacked by otter while swimming

A Minnesota triathlete was bitten at least 25 times while swimming across Island Lake near Duluth last week, receiving bites as deep as 2 inches. According to a Star Tribune report, 33-year-old Leah Prudhomme More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Washington woman, Michaela Lee attacked by a gaze of raccoons

Having one raccoon chase you is scary enough, but for one Lakewood woman, unlucky seven must have been horrifying. Photo/Christophe Eyquem According to a Seattle Times report, 28-year-old Michaela Lee was out walking More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Crazed hyena goes on wild foray in Malawi village

Villagers along the Lake Malombe district of Mangochi are on high alert for a crazed, probably rabid hyena that has attacked several people during its ramapage. Public domain photo/ wikimedia commons  The hyena, More...

By Robert On Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Massachusetts Health Officials Announce First Case Of Human Rabies In 75 Years

An elderly Barnstable County man has been diagnosed with the nearly always fatal viral infection, rabies, according to a Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) press release Friday. This is the first case More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Soil amoeba blamed in the deaths of two organ transplant recipients

Two patients who received solid organ transplants in Arizona have died as a result of a parasite they got from the donated organs. Balamuthia mandrillaris infecting brain tissueImage/CDC One man, a liver recipient More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Indian man eats dog’s heart to ‘prevent rabies’

A stray street dog that had terrorized an Indian village last week biting at least seven people found its most bizarre fate. His latest victim, a 30 year old laborer from a village on the outskirts of Ranchi decided More...

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