Preventing rabies transmission and how to handle exposure

09/27/2011 | Star-Exponent (Culpeper, Va.)

Veterinarian Michael Watts writes that in the U.S. every year about 20,000 people are treated for possible rabies exposure, three dozen die from the disease every decade, and more than 7,000 animal rabies cases occur each year. Dr. Watts provides some guidelines for decreasing transmission of rabies including reporting bites to health officials immediately and keeping pets' rabies vaccination current.

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Star-Exponent (Culpeper, Va.)

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