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A vaccination injection for rabies. (credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Rabies Cases Reported In Arkansas

More than 100 cases of rabies have been confirmed in Arkansas so far this year with a second “peak” season for the disease on the horizon, according to state health and animal science officials.

08/03/2014

File photo of a fruit bat. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Rabid Bats Found in St. Louis County, Officials Warn Residents

Rabid bats were found in St. Louis County, prompting health officials to warn residents of the dangers in handling wildlife.

05/15/2014

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Once-Doomed Bear Cub Now at St. Louis Zoo

Boo Boo, the 3-month-old bear cub who created a brief rabies scare after nipping college students, has a new home the St. Louis Zoo.

05/07/2014

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Bear Cub Bites Students, Creates Rabies Concerns

WashU brought a petting zoo to campus to act as a stress reliever for finals week.

05/02/2014

File photo of a needle being filled with a vaccine. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Illinois Transplant Patient Getting Anti-Rabies Shots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that four people received donated organs from a man unknowingly infected with rabies.

03/15/2013

Skunk

Officials Urge Caution Around Missouri Skunks

Missouri health officials say skunks are one of the two primary carriers of the rabies virus in Missouri.

02/11/2013

A514664 – 1 year 4 mo old female calico domestic shorthair

Cats, Not Dogs, The Biggest Rabies Threat

In 2010, 62 percent of all rabies cases in domestic animals were found in cats. But what about St. Louis?

10/15/2012

Jordan the Old English Sheepdog is groom

Missouri Lawmakers Vote to Require Rabies Vaccines

Measure goes to Governor Nixon

05/17/2012

Gray Bat 1

First Rabid Bat Found This Year in Illinois

One bat test positive for rabies, and two people are undergoing post-exposure treatment after coming into contact with that rabid bat.

04/03/2012

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