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Squirrels Don’t Usually Have Rabies, But Here’s What To Do If You Are Bitten

Brooklyn has been gripped with the news of an aggressive, possibly rabid squirrel on the loose in a major park, attacking locals and prompting concerns of infection. So what do you do if you’ve been bitten? [More]

Mike Mozart

Bat Bites Person At New Mexico Walmart, Tests Positive For Rabies

You can find just about anything at a Walmart Supercenter – even rabid bats, apparently. Or at least that was the case at an Albuquerque store earlier this week. [More]

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Rabid Skunk Chomps On Visitor To Six Flags New England

Last week, a skunk bit a visitor on the foot at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts. That’s scary enough. Skunks don’t usually run around chomping on people, though, so the animal was captured, euthanized, and tested for rabies. It tested positive. Now officials want the public to know that if a skunk bit them while they were at the park, to contact their health care provider. [CBS Boston]

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28 Get Rabies Shots After Apt Complex Infested With
Bats

28 Get Rabies Shots After Apt Complex Infested With Bats

28 different people have had rabies shots as a precaution against the horde of bats that have infested a Baltimore-area apartment complex.

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