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Rabid Fox Bites Person in Peabody, Massachusetts

The incident occurred on Monday



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    A fox bit an individual in Peabody, Massachusetts, on Monday and officials have now determined the fox has rabies.

    According to the Department of Human Services for the City of Peabody, the fox bit a person on Johnson Street.

    Test results confirmed that the fox has rabies.

    A second individual reported being attacked by a fox back on September 5 in the same neighborhood.

    However, officials cannot link both attacks.

    The fox that tested positive for rabies has been killed.

    Officials are urging anyone who comes into contact with a fox to contact the department.

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