World Rabies Day is a global campaign to help prevent the spread of rabies, the world’s most fatal disease. This year’s theme is Rabies: Share the message. Save a life. By educating ourselves and speaking to others about prevention, we can all play a role in keeping people and animals safe from this disease. In 2017, 149 animals tested positive for rabies in Ontario.
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Bats are animals that are known to carry diseases. Once in your home, they pose a risk to the health of you and your family. In Ontario, bats are one of the most common animals that can spread the rabies virus.
This report shows the results of an ongoing rabies study in the Windsor-Essex County area up until 2014.
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If you’re bitten or scratched by a domestic or wild animal, seek immediate medical attention and report the incident to us.