Did communicable diseases play role in Berwyn boy’s death?

Article on Berwyn Life


A total of 109 cats discovered in the house with diseases ranging from feline AIDS, leukemia and upper respiratory disease were euthanized due to the severity of the diseases and terminal conditions. Some of the other animals discovered also were euthanized because of tumors, rabies or other potential diseases which can be transmitted to humans.

The remaining animals were recovered by animal control officers from Berwyn, Cicero, Cook County, Flint Creek Wildlife Refuge and the Animal Welfare League.

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