Ontario has recorded it first case of rabies in 10 years. This has happened in my backyard (sort to speak). Stoney Creek is the site of as many as four rabid raccoons. As of December 14th, a fifth raccoon tested positive for rabies in the Haldimand Region.
Rabies is a viral disease that has been around for centuries. It is unusual for a few reasons. Rabies is transmitted from animals saliva to humans though bites and scratches. Human to human transmission is…. Rabies:The Fear Factor