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  • Writer's pictureCharles E Rupprecht

With Warmer Weather in the Northern Temperate Zone, Rabies Reawakens...

As a basic disease of nature, this zoonosis is 'almost always there, somewhere'. However, now come full bore after the advent of the equinox, people and their pets may experience a plethora of wildlife. Hence, the need for keeping a distance from critters, our dogs and cats up to date on their immunizations, and another round of oral vaccination for some free-ranging mesocarnivores...

Since March 2022, 28 animals — including 19 raccoons, seven skunks and two bats — have tested positive for rabies in the area ...

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