Raccoon Bite Can Kill Three More People.
Rabies caused the extinction of an instrument move recipient in Maryland, and three other patients who received organs from the same contributor are getting anti-rabies shots, ministry health officials announced Friday. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the intervention and Maryland salubriousness officials have confirmed that the tenacious who died in cock's-crow March contracted rabies from the donated organ mercury. The remove was done more than a year ago.
The term of time the patient took to exhibit rabies symptoms was much longer than the typical rabies incubation years of one to three months, but is in concordance with previous reports of long incubation periods, officials said in a statement. Both the unit backer and the recipient had a raccoon-type rabies virus, according to the CDC's preceding analysis of tissue samples skin care. This kind of rabies infects not only raccoons, but also other virgin and domestic animals.
In the United States, only one other being is reported to have died from raccoon-type rabies virus. In 2011, the tool benefactor became ill, was admitted to a hospital in Florida and then died med world. The donor's organs, including the kidneys, humanity and liver, were transplanted into recipients in Florida, Georgia, Illinois and Maryland.