Although the man didn't think he had been bitten or scratched, he did come into close contact with an infected bat, authorities said.
The child from Medina County was bitten by a bat, which is one of many potential carriers of the virus.
"It had a grip and would not let go, it was just hanging off my feet," said Annie Mathew.
"Rabies has the highest mortality rate of any disease," Dr. Ngozi Ezike from the Illinois Department of Public Health said.
A colony of bats was later discovered in the man's Illinois home, and he refused treatment despite the warnings.
A spike in the number of puppies turned away because they weren't old enough for vaccines prompted the ban, which goes into effect July 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Dogs entering from the flagged countries already needed proof of rabies vaccination.
Dr. Jo Jorgensen is expected to attend other campaign events scheduled for the weekend but will receive a rabies vaccine on Saturday morning.
Rabies is a fatal but preventable viral disease that infects the central nervous system of mammals.
A cow exhibited at the rodeo and show in February was found to be infected with rabies.
Park officials said a 43-year-old woman was treated her for puncture wounds and lacerated to her head and arm and the coyote was killed and is being tested for rabies.
Ian O'Reilly had been out on a walk with his wife and their three children on a trail near Judes Pond between the towns of Exeter and Kensington in New Hampshire when the coyote attacked.
Citizens of Bath, Maine, were told to take caution against wild animal attacks after at least seven residents were attacked by foxes that may have had rabies.
"The skunk kept coming at the firemen. They said it would not give up," the victim's mother said.
Rabies can potentially be lethal if left untreated.
"My funeral would have been cheaper," Jeanette Parker, 44, said.
Over 40 animals have tested positive for rabies in Maine this year, including a domestic cat.
The decision to prescribe the homeopathic remedy prompted the protest of British Columbia's senior public health official.
The Bangkok area was among those affected by the outbreak.
State officials said Georgia procedure not followed.