Tag: 1944

Nov 09 2018

Utah resident dies of rabies, likely from a bat, for first time since 1944

A Utah resident has died from rabies, and health officials believe exposure to a bat was the source of infection. This is the first person in Utah to die from rabies since 1944, according to the state’s health department. The person’s name and other details were not released. Rabies is a viral disease in mammals […]

Nov 09 2018

Utah man dies from rabies, the first in the state since 1944

SALT LAKE CITY — A Moroni man has died from rabies, the first death of its kind in Utah since 1944. Gary Giles, 55, died Sunday, but struggled for weeks with a slowly progressing disease that doctors couldn’t stop from infecting his brain and other organs, ultimately leading to his death. He and his wife, […]

Nov 08 2018

Family identifies man who died from rabies, the first case in Utah since 1944

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Family identifies man who died from rabies, the first case in Utah since 1944  fox13now.com Utahn dies from rabies for first time in 74 years  KSL.com Utah man, 55, becomes state’s first rabies death since 1944, family says  Fox News Full coverage Source link

Nov 08 2018

Utah man, 55, becomes state's first rabies death since 1944, family says

Gary Giles, 55, died Sunday after a weeks-long battle with the illness that first started as neck and back pain. (GoFundMe) A 55-year-old Utah man has become the state’s first rabies fatality since 1944 after a weeks-long struggle with the infection that first presented as neck and back pain. Gary Giles, of Maroni, died on […]

Nov 08 2018

For the first time since 1944, a Utahn has died of rabies — presumably after contact with a bat

A Utahn has died of rabies. The last time that happened, the U.S. was storming the beaches of Normandy during World War II. The Utah Department of Health confirmed the death, although it released no information about the victim — except that he or she is believed to have been exposed to rabies though contact […]

Nov 08 2018

For the first time since 1944, a Utahn has dies of rabies — presumably after contact with a bat

A Utahn has died of rabies. The last time that happened, the U.S. was storming the beaches of Normandy during World War II. The Utah Department of Health confirmed the death, although it released no information about the victim — except that he or she is believed to have been exposed to rabies though contact […]