Man Dies From Rabies After Receiving Tainted Kidney

A Maryland man has died of rabies after receiving an infected donor kidney 16 months ago, prompting the Centers for Disease Control to test three other recipients of organs from the same donor. The CDC said the additional recipients, who received organs including the heart, lungs and kidney from the infected donor, were being tested for rabies and given anti-rabies vaccinations and immune globulin as a preventative measure. Maryland state health officials had called in the CDC after the...Full Story
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