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2008-10-06 21:00:31

By Rajiv Sharma Mumbai: There was high drama at the JJ Hospital campus on Friday night when a rabies patient escaped from the isolation ward. Staff members faced a tough time in tackling the situation .

2008-08-28 09:01:23

State health officials say the supply of rabies vaccine for humans is limited nationwide due to a higher demand and a production delay, and they're advising people to take steps to reduce the risks. The Health Department says rabies vaccine for pets is still widely available.

2008-08-07 03:00:35

By Allison M. Heinrichs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Over the past seven years, Allegheny County's rabid raccoon population has taken a nose-dive -- thanks to hundreds of thousands of waxy, smelly, brown blocks of vaccine-laced bait.

2008-08-05 12:01:07

NanoViricides has signed a materials cooperative research and development agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia for rabies treatment study.

2008-08-05 00:00:32

The Allegheny County Health Department is looking for people who may have come in contact with a rabid stray cat. The department said today that a long-haired black cat with white chest hair found near Gardenville Road in Bethel Park last week has tested positive for rabies.

2008-08-04 09:01:05

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB), (the "Company") said that it has signed a Materials Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (MCRADA) with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia for rabies treatment study.

2008-07-29 03:00:00

By David Anderson, The Free Press, Kinston, N.C. Jul. 29--A raccoon killed by two local dogs last week has tested positive for rabies, county officials reported Monday. It is the first confirmed cased of rabies in Lenoir County this year, Health Director Joey Huff said.

2008-07-26 15:00:43

By Colleen Lamay, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 26--Health officials are warning the public to stay away from bats and to make sure their pets are current on vaccinations after two rabid bats were found in Ada County. Two rabid bats also were recently reported in Kootenai County.

2006-11-02 18:00:31

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Walter Cottrell, Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife veterinarian, today announced the state Department of Health's laboratory in Lionville, Chester County, has confirmed that a fisher recovered near St. Michaels, Cambria County, was rabid.

2006-06-08 07:20:00

China's booming southern province of Guangdong has reported more than 300 deaths from rabies last year, the highest number in a decade, as its increasingly affluent population buys more dogs, state media said on Thursday.


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Common Vampire Bat, Desmodus rotundus
2012-05-01 13:57:30

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...

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