Today is World Rabies Day. Rabies is a preventable viral disease that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Since rabies can spread from animal to human, please remember to have your pet vaccinated. Rabies is 100% preventable, but is still responsible for more than 55,000 human deaths a year worldwide. More than 90% of all animal cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control in the United States occur in wild animals such as raccoons, skunks, foxes and bats.
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