Rabid bats in Lake Merced neighborhood of San Francisco

There isn’t too much rabies on our home turf (the Bay Area) but this story reminds us that it’s here, alright. In general, everywhere in the United States — except Hawaii! — is home to rabid bats.

Chapter 8 of Rabid documents an extraordinary effort to eradicate dog rabies from Indonesia’s Bali, two deadly years after the was introduced to the island. Bali Animal Welfare Association, the organization that mobilized the vaccine campaign, is in need of on-site volunteers and monetary donations. Please support their good work!
http://www.bawabali.com/

Chapter 8 of Rabid documents an extraordinary effort to eradicate dog rabies from Indonesia’s Bali, two deadly years after the was introduced to the island. Bali Animal Welfare Association, the organization that mobilized the vaccine campaign, is in need of on-site volunteers and monetary donations. Please support their good work!

http://www.bawabali.com/

The scouts used everything, anything they could find around them — sticks, rocks.

Summer of Rage: Rabies Surge in Some States Might Be Due to Heat

Our piece from Wired.com a week or so ago, about the apparent increased incidence of wildlife rabies in the US this summer.

When I got to the hospital I was covered in blood because it was facial wounds and it was dripping all over me… It was like a Stephen King episode,” Amy said.

RABID on "All Things Considered"

If you miss us on the radio, you can listen online at this link starting at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific). Meanwhile, you can read an excerpt!

The last thing Theresa Stevens expected to happen July 6 was to be kicked in the face by a deer, especially a deer that had rabies.

Western Maryland woman plans not to be “hospitable to any more wildlife.”

Deer with rabies kicks LaVale woman in the face - Cumberland Times-News

"A Searing Narrative of Rabies, and the Desperation to Forget It"

A lovely essay about our book in this week’s NYT Science Times.