What is rabies and how do people get it?

Peter DeLucia
Health Education
Rabies is a virus that is carried by mammals in their saliva, and is transmitted via a bite or scratch by a rabid animal. In this video, public health specialist Peter DeLucia, MPA, discusses this dangerous virus and how people get infected.

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