Conservation and Trapping News

First case of rabies in two years confirmed in NB
Nov 15, 2022 08:36 ET

A positive case of rabies has been confirmed in a raccoon in western New Brunswick, the Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries announced Thursday.

The case in the Upper Kent area, between Florenceville-Bristol and Perth-Andover, is the first confirmed rabies case in New Brunswick in more than two years, department spokesperson Nick Brown confirmed.

"Those that were in contact with this raccoon have been treated appropriately," Brown said in an emailed statement.

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