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Growth is blamed for surge in rabies in area
Hall County has 12 confirmed cases of disease this year
Dr. Meghan Seabolt, left, gives a rabies shot to Daisy with help from vet technician Anna Crawford at the Hall County Animal Shelter on Tuesday afternoon. Daisy also was adopted recently from the shelte
So far this year, Hall County has had 12 confirmed cases of rabies. That’s on pace to match a spike five years ago when the county ended the year with 40 rabies cases. The number of cases has been somewhat higher than usual for the last few years, according to Hall County Animal Control Director Mike Ledford.