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South American vampire bats continue to spread the rabies virus to both livestock and humans despite widespread culling of the flying bloodsuckers.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
A migrant farm worker from Mexico became the first person in the United States to ever die from a vampire bat bite, according to US health authorities.
Residents urged to avoid waterfront along Pennypack Creek until further notice HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the many threats to human health, rabies is not often considered a serious concern in the U.S. because of its relative rarity.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rabies kills.
Four children died and hundreds of people are being treated for rabies after being attacked by vampire bats in Peru.
The common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) is endemic, or native, to the Americas. It is actually a leaf nosed bat, although it is one of only three parasitic mammals. It can be found in South America, Central America, and in parts of Mexico. In southern Brazil, it is the most common type of bat. The common vampire bat has a southern range including Chile, Uruguay, and northern Argentina. Preferring humid, warm climates, this vampire bat only resides on Trinidad in the West Indies. This bat...