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File photo of a hospital employee looking into a cooler used for transporting human organs. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it’s digging deeper into the case of a rabies-infected organ donor.

04/03/2013

File photo of a raccoon, a carrier of rabies. (credit: SVEN HOPPE/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Rare Rabies Death Was From Kidney Transplant

Four people received donated organs from a man unknowingly infected with rabies, leading to a rare human death more than a year later that has authorities scrambling to treat the other three patients, federal health officials said Friday.

03/15/2013

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