rabies case infected in Hispaniola

Agent-x - April 20 2012, 7:02 PM

According to City News Toronto, Toronto's first human rabies case in over 80 years almost certainly was infected outside of Canada.

An official of Toronto Public Health said testing of the strain of the deadly virus taken from the unidentified patient showed it is one known to circulate on the island of Hispaniola.

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the virus.

And so for example you could tell that it's a bat rabies virus from say the New World or it's a dog rabies virus from Haiti or it's a raccoon rabies virus from North America,'' Rupprecht said from Atlanta."


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