Rabies Facts

Rabies (Lyssa) ICD-9 071; ICD-10 A82 
Related Topics: Oral Rabies Vaccine Programs

Each year many cases of rabies develop among Texas wildlife and domestic animals. Rabies is a disease of overpopulation. It thrives where wildlife is abundant, as it is in most counties in Texas.

It is possible to control this disease. People in several foreign countries and in some of our states have, by working closely with their health and wildlife authorities, eliminated rabies as a threat to both animal and human life.

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