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Tuesday May 31st, 2016 12:10PM

Rabies quarantine set for Henry County neighborhood

By The Associated Press
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities plan to quarantine a Henry County neighborhood after a rash of rabies cases.<br /> <br /> WSB-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1m818gZ ) a ninth case of rabies was recently found in Henry County. An alert and 31-day quarantine are set to start Monday in a McDonough neighborhood.<br /> <br /> Several rabid raccoons were found in the county several months ago, then there were three rabid foxes that attacked people and pets and now another raccoon.<br /> <br /> Vince Farah of Henry County Animal Control tells the television station the number of cases is alarming since he generally sees an average of four or five cases a year and he's already seen about twice that this year.<br /> <br /> Residents are asked to get their pets revaccinated for rabies and to keep an eye out for wild animals acting strangely.<br /> <br />
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