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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can you get rabies from touching the fountain water from which a rabid animal may have drunk from? if you have an old, small non -bleeding cut?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 38 years experience
Highly unlikely: Rabies is spread by infected bodily secretions such as blood, saliva, and mucus of infected animals, but this type of transmission although improbable, is not totally impossible, but almost impossible
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