PRO/AH/EDR> Rabies (09): Americas, USA (NY) raccoon, alert

Rabies — United States
Rabid raccoons have been discovered in Manhattan for the 1st time since 2011, leading the health department to warn residents to keep a close eye on their pets in and around an Inwood park. Of the rabies-stricken animals, 4 were found in Inwood Hill Park since January [2019], officials said. Parks Department workers quickly began hanging signs in the park, warning residents to keep their pets away from any raccoons in the area.
“Rabies is a serious illness that poses a danger for you and