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Can rabies from rabid dogs be transmitted to people when rabid dogs cough or sneeze?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: No.

Rabid dogs don't cough or sneeze - they foam at the mouth, act crazy, and bite people.
Rabies is very rare in dogs in this country, now that rabies shots are required by law pretty much everywhere - but if you see a stray dog acting strangely, don't get anywhere near enough to be sneezed on by it - call the cops!

In brief: No.

Rabid dogs don't cough or sneeze - they foam at the mouth, act crazy, and bite people.
Rabies is very rare in dogs in this country, now that rabies shots are required by law pretty much everywhere - but if you see a stray dog acting strangely, don't get anywhere near enough to be sneezed on by it - call the cops!
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