A black and white lemur - April 11, 2014. (Photo/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images) FILE

Exotic Animal Spotted Roaming Is Euthanized

The white-nosed coati was euthanized last week at the direction of the Macomb County Health Department to test for rabies …

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

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Dip In Cases Of Rabies But State Cautions To Remain Vigilant, Cautious

If a person is bitten by an animal they should wash the wound immediately, seek medical attention, and report the bite to the local health department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

Little brown bat (credit: New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation)

Rabid Bat Found In Detroit Park

Officials say a bat found unable to fly in a Palmer Park has tested positive for rabies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

A vampire bat. Photo: University of Michigan

Vampire Bat Study May Lead To Better Rabies Control Strategies

A new study of rabies in vampire bats in Peru has found that culling bats — a common rabies control strategy — does not reduce rates of rabies exposure in bat colonies, and may even be counterproductive. The findings may eventually help public officials in Peru develop more effective methods for preventing rabies infections in humans and livestock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012


4 Rabid Skunks Identified In Ann Arbor

Health officials in Washtenaw County report that four skunks have tested positive for rabies this year within the city of Ann Arbor.


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All About Animals Rescue Offers Free Vaccines For Wayne County Pet Owners

Are you a Wayne County resident who can’t afford vaccinations for your pet? A local rescue has received a grant to provide rabies and distemper shots for free.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Another Rabid Bat Found In Ann Arbor

An Ann Arbor family is receiving two weeks of rabies treatments after a dead bat was found in their home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011

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Rabid Bat Found In Ann Arbor Apartment Complex

A bat found dead in the bedroom of an Ann Arbor apartment complex has tested positive for rabies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011


Rabies Alert In Royal Oak

After officers responded to calls concerning two different rabid skunks, they are now alerting the neighborhood on the dangers of rabies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011