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How common is rabies in an average us city?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Extremely rare

The average U.S. City should not have rabies, due to the success of pet vaccination programs and animal control programs.
Rabies in the U.S. Is carried by raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. Urban areas have very few of these animals. However, exposure (such as a bite) from such an animal requires a visit to the doctor to decide whether or not rabies shots should be given to the patient.

In brief: Extremely rare

The average U.S. City should not have rabies, due to the success of pet vaccination programs and animal control programs.
Rabies in the U.S. Is carried by raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats. Urban areas have very few of these animals. However, exposure (such as a bite) from such an animal requires a visit to the doctor to decide whether or not rabies shots should be given to the patient.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rare

In some areas has increased in some wild animals.

In brief: Rare

In some areas has increased in some wild animals.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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