Another animal in Bath has tested positive for rabies.A skunk in Bath has been diagnosed with the disease. It is the seventh animal in Bath to get rabies this year. Two cases were reported in 2018, and none were reported in 2017. “It’s kind of a trend. It kind of bounces around I think. I don’t think we, the city, necessarily has anything to really worry about. I don’t think we have a rabies epidemic right now. We just want everyone to know what to look for and to take those precautions just in case,” said Deputy Chief Andrew Booth of the Bath Police Department.Bath officials also want to remind pet owners to make sure their pet’s rabies vaccines are up to date.

Another animal in Bath has tested positive for rabies.

A skunk in Bath has been diagnosed with the disease. It is the seventh animal in Bath to get rabies this year. Two cases were reported in 2018, and none were reported in 2017.

“It’s kind of a trend. It kind of bounces around I think. I don’t think we, the city, necessarily has anything to really worry about. I don’t think we have a rabies epidemic right now. We just want everyone to know what to look for and to take those precautions just in case,” said Deputy Chief Andrew Booth of the Bath Police Department.

Bath officials also want to remind pet owners to make sure their pet’s rabies vaccines are up to date.

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Source:: Daily Times

      

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Skunk tests positive for rabies in Bath

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