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Vermont Health Department: Don't pick up wild animals



Vt Digger - - 12:27 pm Fri Jul 5th, 2013

Eleven people and several pets in Barre were recently exposed to the saliva of a baby skunk that appeared abandoned, and was rescued from the side of a road. The animal later tested positive for rabies.

Everyone who was exposed, including six children, underwent a series of vaccinations as a preventative measure, according to Robert Johnson, DVM, the Health Department's public health veterinarian.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2013/07/05/vermont-health-depa...

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Johnson, VT 05656 (Set as Local)
Barre, VT 05641 (Set as Local)

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