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How long can rabies survive on a surface? Tires/roadkill.Shoes/hiking.Garbage can/picnic table. Is it transferable via small cuts on hands if touched

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: transmitted through the saliva/bite and rarely a deep scratch of an infected animal. The rabies virus cannot live outside of the body or animal.
Answered on Dec 30, 2017
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