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Wildlife Experts: Prevent Rabies, Leave Animals Alone

The advice comes after last year's rabies outbreak in northwest Georgia.

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Sarah Sapp

The simplest way to prevent a life-threatening rabies infection is simple, say wildlife experts: Leave wildlife alone, especially if the animal looks sick. The warning comes after a rabies outbreak in northwest Georgia last year sickened dozens of animals. Fortunately, rabies in humans remains very rare.