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Euthanized Pony Tests Positive for Rabies

Rhode Island officials say a pony that was euthanized in Lincoln has tested for positive for rabies

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Rhode Island officials say a pony that was euthanized in Lincoln has tested for positive for rabies.

The animal was euthanized last Friday after being picked up in the vicinity of Sherman Avenue.

The state Department of Health says it is currently trying to identify any people who may have had contact with the pony and determine whether they should receive preventative treatment against rabies.

Officials say the pony, which was likely bitten by an infected wild animal, had not been vaccinated for the disease.

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