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Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Georgetown

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Georgetown. Photo by Richard Burton/Pexels   A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Georgetown, but no humans are known to have had contact with it, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported Friday. Two dogs may have been, the press release said. Anyone thinks they may have been bitten, scratched, or …

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Delaware sees more reports of rabid animals because state is testing more

Betsy Price Government, Headlines, Health

  Another Delaware skunk was diagnosed with rabies Friday. Photo by Bryan Padron. When the state announced Friday that it had diagnosed another wild animal with rabies, it may have felt like déjà vu. The Delaware Division of Public Health already this spring and summer had announced that it had found rabies in two cats, a skunk, a deer and …