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Take the Rabies Quiz

Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often passed on through a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the CDC each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes.

1. The rabies virus is passed on by contact with what part of an infected animal?
2. In which state is rabies not found?
3. In which animal is rabies more likely to be found?
4. If you have been bitten or scratched by a wild animal, what should you do?
5. How soon do symptoms typically appear after a person is infected with the rabies virus?
6. Which of these is an early symptom of rabies?
7. Which of these is a symptom of rabies in animals?
8. How soon after a potentially infectious bite should a person be treated for rabies?
9. What can you do to prevent getting rabies?