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WASHINGTON woman dies after contracting STREP bacteria from a HORSE ~ CDC issues warning for second ZIKA zone in FLORIDA ~ WEST NILE VIRUS claims lives in AZ & WA ~ RABID CAT reports from GA(2) & SC

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Washington 08/17/16 healio.com: In a rare case, investigators say a woman died after contracting Streptococcus zooepidemicus from a sick horse in… 968 more words

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BEAVER attacks two people in CONNECTICUT ~ COYOTES attack humans in CALIFORNIA, PENNSYLVANIA and RHODE ISLAND ~ COLORADO reports first WEST NILE VIRUS fatality of 2016.

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Connecticut 08/10/16 http://wtnh.com/: Two people were attacked by a beaver on the Quinebaug River near the Pomfret/Killingly line. DEEP officials are warning swimmers and boaters to stay away from the area.   956 more words

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CDC reports it's likely four cases of ZIKA VIRUS in FLORIDA were locally acquired ~ RABID DOG report from CA - RABID CAT reports from AZ, MD & NY.

Florida 07/29/16 cdc.gov: Media Release – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by the State of Florida that Zika virus… 885 more words

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What happens in smallpox, exactly?

What is it?

Smallpox is a life-threatening infectious disease. The symptoms appear after one to two weeks after infection, and begin as those typical to the flu, such as fever, headache, and fatigue.   803 more words

MASSACHUSETTS warns residents of rare but serious TICK-BORNE POWASSAN VIRUS ~ RABID WOODCHUCK report from CT.

Massachusetts 07/20/16 capecodextension.org: Media Release – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has received reports of nine cases of Powassan virus in Massachusetts residents since the beginning of 2013 . 302 more words

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