An outdoor cat whose kittens were recently adopted has tested
positive for rabies.
Washington University students nipped by a bear cub will have to wait until the animal is euthanized and tested before learning if they\’ll need rabies vaccinations.
After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.
Loudoun County health officials say a group of teen girls may have been exposed to rabies at a sports complex in Sterling.
As the weather gets nicer, and you spend more time outdoors, be on the lookout for animals that may be infected with rabies.
The D.C. Department of Health is warning residents to be on alert after a rabid raccoon was found in a Northwest neighborhood.
A second cat has tested positive for rabies after being captured in North Stafford.
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.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention says a rabies death in Maryland was
caused by an organ transplant.
Citing anonymous sources, The Washington Post
reports the Maryland victim who died of rabies
was a man infected with the virus through a
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
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
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
With an infected raccoon in downtown Frederick last week and more confirmed rabid animals this year than in any county in Maryland, Frederick County Health Department officials say it is more important than ever to make sure pets are vaccinated