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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to say that if saliva on an object or animal fur is dry, the rabies virus is no longer transmit-able? fully vaccinated cat went outside for an hour and came directly inside and rubbed on a freshly opened wound on my face. concern?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
You are very less likely contracting rabies with that scenario.
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