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CONNECTICUT woman attacked by RABID BOBCAT ~ FLORIDA confirms 3 new locally-acquired cases of DENGUE FEVER ~ FLORIDA confirms 7th locally-acquired case of CHIKUNGUNYA FEVER ~ WEST NILE VIRUS (WNV) reports from LA & NJ ~ RABIES reports from CO & FL.

Connecticut 09/01/14 foxct.com: by Samantha Schoenfeld – A woman was attacked by a bobcat in Bozrah on Saturday, Aug. 30, according to Cindy Chanaca, a spokeswoman from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. 610 more words

Viral Disease

Family, woman attacked by rabid bobcat

LEBANON, Conn. (WTNH)– A bobcat that reportedly attacked several people this weekend has tested positive for rabies. The animal attacked a woman and another couple carrying their baby. 316 more words

News

Nigeria: Dog Meat Butchers Claims Against Rabies

Nigeria: Dog Meat Butchers Claims Against Rabies

Dog meat vendors in Nigeria are falsely claiming to have found a secret weapon to prevent them contracting rabies, which only works IF they eat a secret part of a dog’s stomach; however, they won’t reveal exactly which part of the abdomen they are referring to. 942 more words

Ecology Determines Rabies Infection in Bats

A new approach to rabies virus epidemiology in bats shows that the risk of infection is higher in large and multispecies colonies. The research, 498 more words

Education

Rabies Rapid Transit System

Rabies virus hijacks the transport systems of neurons, manipulating axonal transport machinery to get to the central nervous system at maximum speed. 

Rabies virus is a neurotropic negative-strand RNA rhabdovirus. 685 more words

Science

Yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata penicillata)

Well this post seemed easier at the beginning than it turned out to be. We have never second guessed ourselves when we saw a mongoose in the field with a white tip, as the White-tailed Mongoose. 136 more words

Fauna