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Southeast Alaska bat tests positive for rabies

...State officials have confirmed rabies in a bat in southeast Alaska. The...It was euthanized and tested for rabies. The test came back positive Thursday. The two prior cases of confirmed rabies in bats in Alaska were in 1993 and...

...tick-borne diseases in African livestock. He was working on animal diseases at the University of Florida when some work on rabies brought him to the attention of CDC, which was recruiting economists to develop numbers for policy discussions. He joined...
Kenai Refuge is looking for bats

...aren't rabid. Only about 1 percent of bats actually carry rabies and of the hundreds of bats that have been caught in bite in self-defense and, while rare, diseases such as rabies can be transmitted to humans.Mallory Okuly is a seasonal biotech...
State declares rabies epidemic along northern coast

...AP) -- State epidemiologists say a rabies epizootic -- an epidemic among animals...under 40 percent, tested positive for rabies, said lab manager Don Ritter. Microbiologists found rabies in 44 arctic foxes, 18 red foxes and four...
North Slope rabies quarantine extended

...Borough's public health officer has extended a rabies quarantine due to the continuing presence...running amuck and possibly complicating this rabies problem,'' Black said. Black said timely rabies vaccinations are very important for animal...
Soldotna roller rink goes to the dogs

...all times and a maximum of 10 clients may be on the track at once. Each client will have to provide proof of vaccines such as rabies, according to the application. The new facility was approved by the city at the Oct. 8 Planning and Zoning meeting. Forty...

...reached a high of 300,000 birds in 2001, when the population of raccoons and other common nest predators had been decimated by rabies. The state shipped hundreds to Vermont, New Hampshire and other New England states."There has been a gradual decline over...

...increase in pet registration fees to bolster the shelter's budget. The money is collected when veterinarians vaccinate pets for rabies.It's unclear how much the fees will generate, but officials estimate they would receive about $45,000 in additional...
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...for their holiday vacation.Hawaii is rabies free and all incoming dogs have to jump...several hoops, including an expensive rabies blood test and 120-day waiting period...Program Manager Isaac Maeda of Hawaii's Rabies Quarantine Branch said Monday that the...
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...or restraint laws, licensing, registration, or vaccination requirements (beyond existing state and federal laws governing rabies vaccination.) The program creates no new regulations or restrictions of any kind for domestic animal owners! Ms. Whiting...


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