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Friday, April 06, 2018

Human rabies cases remain rare

Vaccination of pets for rabies is still essential. Although human rabies is rare, the viral disease is spread through saliva during a bite or scratch and rabies has killed 25 people in six provinces since 1924, with the last occurring in 2012.

For more details including symptoms of animal rabies and how to protect your pets, read the Belleville Intelligencer news article.

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