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Health officials: Rabid fox bit child at Fayetteville school

Posted March 21, 2015

— State health officials on Saturday confirmed that a fox that bit a child at a Fayetteville elementary school was infected with rabies.

The child was bitten Friday at E.E. Miller Elementary School, at 1361 Rim Road. Officials said the child has started post-rabies exposure treatment. 

The positive test is the fourth case of rabies in the county in 2015, officials said.

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  • Christopher Rose Mar 21, 2015
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    I wonder if the parents will deny the rabies vaccine because it might cause autism? (rolls eyes at vax deniers)