Rabies — United States
Nine people were referred to doctors after possibly being exposed to rabies by a goat, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). Officials said the potential exposures happened when the victims were handling the goat on property in Anderson County. The goat was submitted to DHEC for lab testing on 8 Mar 2019. Results from the testing confirmed that the goat had rabies.
DHEC said the goat is the 3rd animal in Anderson County to test positive for