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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.
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.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a rabies death in Maryland was caused by an organ transplant.
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Health officials are asking residents in a section of northern Pittsylvania County to watch their pets for symptoms of rabies.
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Two high-profile cases of rabid animals attacking humans in Fairfax County have drawn attention recently to the issue of rabies.
Police are warning residents in one Fairfax neighborhood about a rabid fox recently found in the area.
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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.
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