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Raccoon That Bit Woman in South Jersey Tests Positive For Rabies

The animal was destroyed and a woman exposed to it is getting shots as a precaution.

07/10/2015

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Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In Barrington, New Jersey

Officials in Camden County, New Jersey say a raccoon that was found in the yard of a home in Barrington has tested positive for rabies.

05/17/2015

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Health Department: Fox Found In Mt. Laurel Tests Positive For Rabies

A fox that was in the vicinity of Mt. Laurel has tested positive for rabies and the county Health Department is issuing a warning to residents.

04/23/2015

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Coyote Killed After Attack On Man In North Jersey Tests Positive For Rabies

John Zoig, from Saddle River, says he was doing yard work when the animal attacked him, leaving three puncture wounds in his leg.

04/09/2015

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Officials Warn Children Who Handled Live Bat At Bethlehem Park Of Possible Rabies Exposure

While several of the children who handled the bat have been identified, officials say there may be others that need to be located, as they must be evaluated for treatment of possible rabies exposure.

04/06/2015

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Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In Haddonfield, NJ

Officials in Camden County, New Jersey say a raccoon that was found in the yard of a home in Haddonfield has tested positive for rabies.

03/07/2015

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Raccoon Tests Positive For Rabies In South Jersey

Officials in Camden County have confirmed that a raccoon removed from a yard of a Waterford Township home has tested positive for rabies.

02/27/2015

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Health Officials Warn Residents, Pet Owners After 2 Raccoons Test Positive For Rabies In Camden County

Officials say this doesn’t mean there’s an outbreak – but they want people to be careful with their pets.

02/11/2015

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2 Raccoons Killed By Family Dogs In South Jersey Confirmed Infected With Rabies

Officials say the dog killed the raccoon in a yard in Haddon Township last Tuesday, February 3rd.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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Raccoon Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County

On Nov. 9, a Winslow Township resident reportedly found the raccoon in their front yard and notified animal control officers, who removed it.

11/13/2014

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Raccoon Removed From Camden County Home Tests Positive For Rabies

The Camden County Health Department says that on Oct. 27th, the family dog of a Waterford Township household killed the raccoon in its yard.

10/30/2014

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Another Animal Tests Positive For Rabies In Atlantic County

This is reportedly the county’s ninth confirmed case of rabies and the third case within the last two weeks.

09/05/2014

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Rabid Bat Confirmed In Winslow Township

A bat removed from a home in Winslow Township has tested positive for rabies. The family has been advised to seek rabies prophylaxis.

08/06/2014

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At Least 13 Residents Exposed To Kitten With Rabies In Medford Township

According to the Burlington County Health Department, at least three cats, one dog and 13 people have been exposed to a kitten with rabies in Medford Township.

07/30/2014

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Dead Bat Found in Cherry Hill Verified as Rabid

Camden County health officials have confirmed that a bat discovered in an empty room of a Cherry Hill, NJ residence last week has tested positive for rabies.

06/17/2014

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