Around the world, dog bites are still the primary source of Rabies in people. I’ve read news reports of packs of rabid dogs attacking villages and it can be quite scary.
In the U.S., while dogs and other mammals do cause problems, our main source of Rabies infections is bats.
Link to this Report:
Rabies Disease, Transmission and Prevention: Just What Do You Know About Rabies?
Total human rabies deaths (top) or per-100,000 people (bottom) illustrate the global burden of dog-transmitted human rabies.
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