Otter, raccoon, test positive for rabies in Miami

Posted at 12:46 PM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 13:50:15-05

MIAMI (AP) - Public health officials say an otter that bit a person tested positive for rabies in one Miami-Dade County neighborhood.
The Miami Herald reports that it's the first rabid otter identified in the county this year.
Department of Health officials say the otter bit a person and the animal later died. Four people may have been exposed and were told to seek treatment.
In a separate case, a seventh raccoon in Kendall also tested positive for rabies.
That makes 10 confirmed rabid animals in Miami-Dade this year.
Information from: The Miami Herald,

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