Rabies

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April 24, 2020 - 3:38 pm
GRAY, Maine (AP) — A fox that was attacking a Maine woman quickly found its goose was cooked when she wrestled into a pot meant for scalding chickens. Eliza Ruth Watson, 37, of Gray, tried to scare the fox away while she was gardening Thursday. Instead, the animal ran toward her, the Sun Journal...
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Tom Puckett
January 09, 2020 - 3:38 pm
Rabies Case Confirmed in Niagara County… Red fox tests positive for rabies, first case of 2020
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Santa Clarita, Calif., shooting at Saugus High School, during a campaign rally at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in Los Angeles. North Korea called Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it sees as hostile to the North’s leadership. The commentary published by Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency said the U.S. presidential hopeful “reeled off a string of rubbish against the dignity” of the North’s supreme leadership and deserves “merciless punishment.” (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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November 15, 2019 - 12:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it sees as hostile to the North’s leadership. The commentary by Pyongyang’s official Korean Central...
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Carol D'Auria
March 09, 2019 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYC Health Department reports that four rabid raccoons have been found since the beginning of the year in or around Inwood Park in Manhattan. These numbers have increase dramatically from the years 2012-2018, where there were only 5 rabies cases total in all of Manhattan...
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Outdoor cooking file
Dreamstime
September 11, 2018 - 9:42 am
HANOI, Vietnam (1010 WINS/AP) -- Officials in Vietnam are asking Hanoi residents to stop eating dog and cat meat. Authorities in the capital say it hurts the city's image and improper raising of the animals could spread rabies. For many Vietnamese, dog meat is a delicacy that is thought to increase...
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July 25, 2018 - 12:30 pm
PITTSGROVE, N.J. (AP) — A woman trying to fend off a rabid fox that was biting her in the leg reached down with one hand to hold shut its mouth and with the other strangled it. "I couldn't do anything else to get it away from me," Tammy DuBois, 52, of Pittsgrove, told NJ.com "I don't like to kill...
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In this April 25, 2017, photo, a baby receives a vaccine shot next to a poster which reads "Standardize vaccination and build a healthy China" at a hospital in Handan in north China's Hebei province. China's No. 2 leader has ordered an investigation of its vaccine industry after violations by a rabies vaccine producer prompted a public outcry following scandals over shoddy drugs and food. (Chinatopix via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 4:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders are scrambling to shore up public confidence and oversight of the pharmaceutical industry after a rabies vaccine maker was found faking records, the latest in a slew of public health and safety scandals that have led outraged Chinese parents to direct their ire at the...
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