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    Source: http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/20...ary-infections

    Cuddling dying pets gives owners scary infections

    It's rare, but some pet owners have contracted life-threatening infections from caring closely for their animals at the end of life, a report shows.
    By JoNel Aleccia

    Comforting dying pets through their last days turned out to be dangerous for animal owners who wound up with life-threatening infections from the close contact, a new report finds...

    ...Myers believes heís the first to report cases of Pasteurella multocida infections associated with palliative care by owners of dying pets. Itís rare, of course, but it was striking to encounter three such incidents all within a year, he said...
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