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Rabies Outbreak in Durham County Prompts Warning

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DURHAM — If this rabies outbreak doesn't slow down soon, officials say they are going to have to get far more aggressive in their rabies vaccination enforcement.
Health officials offer this advice:
  • Children shouldn't approach animals they don't know, even if they don't appear rabid.
  • All pet owners should make sure their animals are vaccinated against rabies.
  • If you think you've been bitten by a rabid animal, get medical attention immediately...
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