Rabies: What You Need To Know In NC
by Claire Holley on 5/4/2011

Rabies in North Carolina

A viral infection that affects the central nervous system, rabies is found in every state in our nation except Hawaii. The most common rabies carriers are raccoons, bats, skunks and foxes, but all mammals are susceptible to infection, including both you and your pets. Rabies is transmitted by the contact of an open wound (most commonly a bite wound) with the saliva of an infected animal.

There is no cure for rabies, and it is nearly 100 percent fatal.

Click on the link to learn more about this deadly disease, rabies laws in NC and how you can best protect yourself and loved ones.

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1611 Jones Franklin Road, Suite 108
Raleigh, NC 27606-3376
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