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How long can rabies survive on surface areas?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
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In brief: Not very long

Rabies is spread from one mammal to another. Like many viruses it dies rapidly off its host as body heat is lost.
This is a pretty good article that may help answer more of your concerns. http://www.tarakharper.com/v_rabies.htm

In brief: Not very long

Rabies is spread from one mammal to another. Like many viruses it dies rapidly off its host as body heat is lost.
This is a pretty good article that may help answer more of your concerns. http://www.tarakharper.com/v_rabies.htm
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