Rabies alert: Rabid fox bites child in Raleigh neighborhood near Western Blvd.

 A toddler in a Raleigh neighborhood was bitten by a rabid fox, prompting Wake County Public Health to issue a rabies warning. 

 After biting a child over the weekend outside a house close to the intersection of Western Blvd.   

 and I-440, the fox tested positive for rabies.  

 In response, Raleigh Animal Control took action on Saturday, March 2, euthanizing the fox and sending it for rabies testing. 

 As of right now, no other incidences involving the animal have been documented. 

 It is advised that anyone who may have come into contact with the fox in the vicinity of the bite dial 919-250-4462, Wake County's Communicable Disease line.  

 In the event that you or your animals have been bitten or scratched, please get medical attention right once.  

 Vice Chair Susan Evans of the Wake County Board of Commissioners said, "By taking precautions and informing our community of cases like this one,  

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