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GRU neuroscientist uses grant in study of zebrafish in attempt at human brain mapping

...virus or VSV, a member of the same families as the rabies virus. Like rabies, the virus has the ability to infect neurons and...like an electrical impulse," Pan said. Unlike rabies, it rarely infects humans and is not fatal."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-14/gru-neuroscientist-uses-gran
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
Across Georgia

Rabies quarantine set for communityMCDONOUGH, GA. - Author ities plan to quarantine a Henry County neighborhood after a rash of rabies cases.A ninth case of rabies was recently found in Henry County, WSB-TV reports. An alert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-21/across-georgia
Georgia boy, 13, chokes, kills biting fox

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- A 13-year-old suburban Atlanta boy is undergoing treatment for rabies after choking the fox that bit him.It was the second fox attack this week, Frances McMillan, Douglas County Animal Control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-31/georgia-boy-13-chokes-kills-
Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Columbia County

...was shot and killed by a Martinez man in his backyard tested positive for rabies on Wednesday, marking Columbia County's fourth rabid raccoon case this...officials to advise residents to make sure their animals are vaccinated against rabies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-31/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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