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Rabies confirmed in stray cat in Stafford County

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 12:50pm EDT


Rabies-transplant prompts questions: How are donated organs screened?

A Maryland man has died from rabies, contracted from an organ transplant, but a local transplant network says there are many safeguards in place that make the transmission of diseases through life-saving transplants very rare.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 07:09am EDT

Tags: organ transplant, CDC, disease transmission, Washington Regional Transplant Community

Report: Maryland rabies victim got virus through organ transplant

Citing anonymous sources, The Washington Post reports the Maryland victim who died of rabies was a man infected with the virus through a kidney transplant.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 09:37am EDT

Tags: Maryland

Md. rabies death was from organ transplant

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a rabies death in Maryland was caused by an organ transplant.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 09:36am EDT

Tags: Walter Reed, organ transplant

Rabid fox bites woman in DC's Rock Creek Park

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:39am EST

Tags: Rock Creek Park,

Dead raccoon tests positive for rabies in Va

Friday - 02/08/2013, 04:21am EST


Rabid skunk prompts alert in Pittsylvania Co.

Health officials are asking residents in a section of northern Pittsylvania County to watch their pets for symptoms of rabies.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 10:17am EST

Tags: The Danville Register & Bee,

Are cases of rabies on the rise in Fairfax County?

Two high-profile cases of rabid animals attacking humans in Fairfax County have drawn attention recently to the issue of rabies.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County, fairfax county health department

Rabid fox prompts warnings to Fairfax residents

Police are warning residents in one Fairfax neighborhood about a rabid fox recently found in the area.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 04:41pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax City,

Bat at Ravens game has health officials worried

A different kind of bat the one with wings made contact with a fan during a Ravens game, worrying officials with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene because of the potential for rabies exposure.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 11:54pm EDT

Tags: bat, Ravens, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Kate Ryan

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