OKLAHOMA family buys PUPPY with RABIES at trade show ~ RABIES report from CONNECTICUT ~ WEST NILE VIRUS reports from CAx2, & ILx2.

Lily, Oklahoma family's 10-month-old puppy that died with rabies.

Lily, Oklahoma family’s 10-month-old puppy that died with rabies.

Oklahoma 06/24/13 Pontotoc County: A family of four, including two children, in Ada are being treated for potential exposure to rabies after a 10-week-old puppy they bought at a trade show in Sulphur , located in Murray County, tested positive for the virus. The puppy and two other dogs owned by the family had to be euthanized. It was reported that the original owner had about six other puppies that were also sold in Sulphur, and they all went home with different families. Anyone who may have bought or been in contact with one of these puppies should seek medical advice immediately. _ See complete article and video with a photo of the puppy at http://www.newson6.com/story/22674557/ada-family-buys-rabid-puppy-fears-others-were-exposed

San_Joaquin_Kit_Fox-USFWSConnecticut 06/24/13 New London County: A kit fox killed by a vaccinated dog Wednesday near Orchard Lane in Groton has tested positive for rabies. – See http://www.theday.com/article/20130624/NWS01/130629877/1047

West Nile Virus (WNV):

CA-Sacramento-YoloCalifornia 06/24/13 Sacramento & Yolo counties: According to Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control officials, WNV activity has been detected throughout both counties  as  14 new mosquito samples and 4 birds have tested positive for the disease. – See http://www.fightthebite.net/2013/06/24/2514/

Stanislaus Cty CACalifornia 06/24/13 Stanislaus County: Two dead birds found in Modesto have tested positive for WNV. – See http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2013/06/24/3082080/two-dead-birds-in-modesto-test.html

IL-DPH Illinois 06/24/13 Cook & DuPage counties: Mosquitoes trapped in Naperville, Hillside, and Skokie have tested positive for WNV. – See http://couriernews.suntimes.com/news/20880372-418/west-nile-carrying-mosquitoes-turning-up-around-naperville.html

McHenry cty ILIllinois 06/24/13 McHenry County: Health officials have confirmed that mosquitoes from a trap in Harvard have tested positive for WNV. – See http://www.nwherald.com/2013/06/24/west-nile-virus-detected-in-mosquito-batch-in-harvard/a9jdf6u/

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