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Well doctors at Massachusetts reporting the State's first case of rabies caught in that state in seven.
And that it's likely a bad.
Did him in his home.
Rabies is now a very rare disease but it almost always kills in fact.
This is just the sixth case this year in the United States in the five other victims all died.
Doctors say most people get treatment after getting bitten but Massachusetts officials say this patient probably did not know the -- -- even bitten him.
-- this now is doctor Steven garner he's the chairman of radiology at New York.
Methodist Hospital dot -- great it's -- -- I was surprised by this because because I thought that that rate is kind of like polio in this country that we had totally eradicated.
You know and vaccinated the doors and other animals we've done a good job but there is still animals.
Bats score not squirrels -- a lot of people think squirrels can do of the squirrels by -- -- gonna get rabies but that's for cool news.
Our foxes coyotes and number one New York State actually is cats for supplying go on the back the -- that -- -- We talked about -- cancer Doug I'm not talking about this that the cat next door right and it's sort of goes out there he goes on the Woodson gets bitten by a rabid raccoon and that brings -- back into the house.
The you know but the sad thing is that this is a 100% curable if you.
Get treatment fast enough if you wait -- the symptoms a car it's a 100% fatal.
I don't get where this guy didn't know that he'd been bitten by a bad I mean is that that's is it that soft is it that small of an animal how would you not know that you were bitten by something.
The -- about it has verifying TC one are you -- also the written feedback urinate says it flies around if you have any open wounds on the -- -- get right in.
So for example if your children are sleeping in a room and you walk in and you see about why -- they have to get vaccinated whether or not see any sign a bit.
Because you there's no way to tell him but you can capture the bat and then test about -- -- has rabies.
-- don't remember.
Real horror stories about rabies vaccinations -- at like 25 or thirty shots in the stomach is -- still like that still very painful now its intra muscular CNN and muscle in the legs in the arm.
And it's six Braxton the six shots to.
Specialized there are white -- killer things -- go and they -- him kill the virus and then vaccines so it's much less painful.
And deftly but it's not an emergency to running data you can wait a week you can have the animal tested -- watched -- and even up until the dog you could observe the -- the bit -- And it's it's a shame not to get in a US soldier.
It's a very sick kids in Afghanistan was breaking of the dog fight was bitten and died in -- United States when he came back home a few months later.
-- thought Steven garner got garnered good to see every new years are happy -- you nice to see interest.
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