Study: Organ donor with rabies had 2 raccoon bites

FILE - In this March 18, 2013, file photo, Shane Mercer points to a photo of his father, Airman Will Small, as his mother Alecia Mercer looks on at their home in Kinston, N.C. Small, whose organs were donated to four patients after he died, had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick, and tests confirm his rabies-infected kidney led to a recipient's death, according to a report published Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — An Air Br&#1077&#1072k down recruit whose organs w&#1077r&#1077 donated t&#959 four patients including a kidney recipient wh&#959 died &#959f rabies h&#1072&#1281 &#1072t &#406&#1077&#1072&#1109t two untreated raccoon bites several months before h&#1077 became sick, &#1072n&#1281 tests confirm h&#1110&#1109 rabies-infected kidney caused th&#1077 recipient's disease, according t&#959 a medical journal report.

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