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  • Rabies kills woman after yoga retreat to India

    Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/healt...-india-n954306

    Rabies kills woman after yoga retreat to India
    Health officials say the case is a reminder that rabies is a risk in many countries tourists visit.
    Jan. 3, 2019 / 1:38 PM EST
    By Maggie Fox

    The symptoms started with a pain in her right arm. The patient, a 65-year-old Virginia woman, went to an urgent care center and got painkillers. There was no hint that she in fact was infected with the world’s deadliest virus and was already destined to die – the price for having played with a puppy in India.

    Virginia health officials reported on her case Thursday, along with a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the risk of petting dogs while traveling in many developing countries...
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