Thursday, February 19, 2015

Rabies Maps for the U.S.

The Center for Disease Control says wild animals account for over 90% of all reported rabies cases in the U.S.,with raccoons being the major carrier (about 35% of all animal cases in 2010), followed by skunks (about 25%), bats (about 25%), foxes (7%), and other wild animals, including rodents, rabbits and hares (1.8%).
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1 comment:

Karen Carroll said...

According to this: Feral cat colonies are becoming a risk for rabies transmission to humans.