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US had 5 rabies deaths last year, highest total in a decade

Jan. 06, 2022 14:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Five Americans died of rabies last year — the largest number in a decade — and health officials said Thursday that some of the people didn't realize they had been infected or refused life-saving shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a...

Saginaw-area animal control officer attacked by dogs, bitten

Nov. 19, 2021 09:58 AM EST

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities were trying to identify the owner of two dogs that attacked an animal control officer in the Saginaw area. The officer was bitten Nov. 5 in a Buena Vista Township neighborhood after a resident reported being nearly attacked...