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Feb 11, 2015

04:25:04 GMT--Biological Hazard - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: BH-20150211-46949-USA

Date / time: 11/02/2015 04:24:01 [UTC]

Event: Biological Hazard

Area: North-America

Country: USA

State/County: State of Texas

Location: Kaufman

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


A skunk that was killed by a dog has tested positive for rabies, according to Kaufman Police. Police report on Monday February 9, the City of Kaufman Animal Control Officer received a call from a citizen who stated that he had seen a skunk in his backyard the day before and that the skunk was acting aggressively toward his dog. The man stated that he woke up on Monday morning to discover that his dog had killed the skunk. The Kaufman Animal Control Officer took possession of the skunk and met with a local veterinarian. The animal was then prepared and shipped to Austin for testing. At approximately 1:25 p.m. Tuesday, animal control received notice of the positive test results.

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