Cary confirms rabies case after fox attacks jogger, dogs

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Cary animal control officials have confirmed the town’s first case of rabies this year after a fox attacked a jogger and two dogs.

Officials tell local media outlets that the attack happened at around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Police euthanized the animal and took it to the State Laboratory of Public Health, where testing confirmed the fox was rabid.

The jogger is receiving medical care, and both dogs had current rabies vaccinations and received booster shots.

The town’s last reported case of rabies was in October 2014.

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