Friday, September 7, 2007
U.S. is now free of canine rabies virus
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal health experts declared a small victory against a fatal and untreatable virus on Friday, saying canine rabies has disappeared from the United States.
While dogs may still become infected from raccoons, skunks or bats, they will not catch dog-specific rabies from another dog, the Atlanta-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Gosh that's good news. Now on to a cure for cancer, what do you say boys?