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Rabies treatment for 8 in Ga. family

...Stockbridge family of eight is undergoing rabies treatments after interacting with an infected...Control supervisor Vince Farah said a rabies alert was issued Tuesday after multiple...including six children, will begin rabies treatments in the next several days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-29/rabies-treatment-8-ga-family
Keep pets away from wildlife in summer

...the domestic animal is going to come up on the short end of a stick there, especially if it's a wild animal of any size."Rabies, usually from bats and foxes, is the biggest risk, though most cities and counties require vaccinations for dogs and cats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-18/keep-pets-away-wildlife-summer
Residents warned of rabies threat after raccoon tests positive

...behavior after a raccoon tested positive for rabies.Randy Wishard, an environmental health...virology lab confirmed the animal was rabies positive.Employees with the Richmond...talking to residents about possible signs of rabies and the importance of making sure pets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/residents-warned-rabies-thre
Rabid bat found in Goshen

A bat with rabies was discovered in the Goshen subdivision...neighborhood and it tested positive for rabies, said Randy Wishard, environmental services...ensure their pets have up-to-date rabies vaccinations, he said.Report any contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-13/rabid-bat-found-goshen
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Aiken

A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Aiken.On Sunday, a sick raccoon was captured in the area of Northwood Drive, according to Aiken Public Safety Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/raccoon-tests-positive-rabies
Growth to blame for rise in rabies

When it comes to rabies, Columbia County Animal Care & Control...retested to see if we need a booster." Rabies, a dangerous viral disease rarely seen...had six cases." The county's recent rabies cases have included some unusual incidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/31/met_525920.shtml
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Rabies cases have health officials concerned

...Alarmed by an increase in reported cases of rabies among dogs and cats, state health officials...about a rabid dog. "Many people think rabies includes frothing at the mouth," but...very late stage," and most animals with rabies die before that occurs, she said. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/02/aik_87327.shtml
Recent Augusta area rabies cases highlight need for pet vaccinations

Rabies cases in wild animals occur each year...disease could be on the rise."We know the rabies virus is alive and well, but you don't...recent memory.Although it is only the third rabies confirmation in Richmond County this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-11-04/recent-augusta-area-rabies-c
Rabies warning issued

...Health and Environmental Control to issue rabies warnings Tuesday. All warm-blooded animals are susceptible to rabies, and it can be fatal to humans and pets...physician. Last year, DHEC confirmed 154 rabies cases statewide, and there was only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/23/met_264234.shtml
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Rabies rate drops

...into 1996, a total of three cases of rabies have been reported in Richmond, Burke...sales corresponds to a drop in reported rabies cases in Columbia County - from seven...animals, then you don't get reports of rabies," Mr. Herndon said. "I suspect if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/29/met_199767.shtml
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