raccoon http://ripr.org en DEM: Raccoon Brought Inside Home Exposed 11 People to Rabies http://ripr.org/post/dem-raccoon-brought-inside-home-exposed-11-people-rabies <p>The state Department of Environmental Management says a baby raccoon found in Coventry has tested positive for rabies. The animal was found May 29<sup>th</sup> in a rural area.&nbsp;</p><p>A family brought it into their home where it had contact with several adults and one child.&nbsp; Nine Rhode Islanders and two individuals from Connecticut who had known contact with the animal are now being treated for rabies exposure.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:34:30 +0000 Flo Jonic 16476 at http://ripr.org