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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has submitted a report to the program signage, mammalia Among the rabies-affected people, about 7 of the rabies-related deaths United States of America.
"The rate of deaths associated with bats is particularly high because bats are only one-third of the 5,000 rabies animals reported each year in the United States.. The rabies dogs they discovered while traveling abroad are the second cause of rabies in the United States"Said CDC's expert.
The number of rabies patients is estimated to be 1 to 3 each year. A figure of less than 30-50 per year observed in the 1940s. Vaccination Routine pet mutations, the use of straps to use straps, and the availability of anti-rabies treatments for approximately 55,000 people exposed to the virus each year.
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But, As rabies decreased in dogs, it became more evident in bats.Raccoons, foxes and skunks. These animals virus. Few animals can be thought of as people sending rabies-like possums and squirrels.
Bats are carriers of the rabies virus in almost every state in the United States. Except in the US and Hawaii, you can spread it throughout the year. Many people do not realize that they can get a bitten unless they are scratched and immediately treated.
"Bats play an important role in our ecosystem. anger"Said Emily Pieracci, D.V.M., CDC veterinarian and lead author of the report. Biological signal.