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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.
The Charles County Health Department wants to hear from anyone who has lived in or stayed overnight at the Huntington Apartments in the St. Charles community since Jan. 1, 2012. A bat removed July 24 from an apartment tested positive for rabies.