A Cape Cod man who contracted rabies from a bat’s bite late last year has died of the illness, according to public records and officials.
For the first time in 75 years, there is a human case of rabies in Massachusetts.
A raccoon picked up Thursday evening in Jamaica Plain has tested positive for rabies.
Health officials are still looking for a person who was reportedly bitten by a rabid bat found on the sidewalk in the Back Bay
Health officials in Danvers say a skunk that bit a 3-year-old boy has tested positive for rabies.