4/22/2010

Several skunks in La Junta, Colo., were confirmed to be infected with rabies, prompting the Otero County Health Department to send a letter to 4,200 area households to inform them about the epidemic and remind them to have their livestock and pets immunized against rabies. Most rabies cases reported annually to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involve skunks and other wild animals, according to this article.

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