Rabies Transmission Quiz

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Which of the following animals is mostly found to carry rabies in the United States?


How is the rabies virus transmitted?

Through direct contact with saliva or brain tissue from an infected animal

When does the rabies virus become noninfectious?

When it is dry

What is the family and genus of the rabies virus?

Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus

What type of virus is the rabies virus?

Single-stranded RNA virus

Test your knowledge about rabies and its transmission with this quiz on vectorborne diseases. Learn about the fatal yet preventable nature of rabies and how it can spread through bites or scratches from rabid animals. Discover more about the virus, its characteristics, and the specific animal species most commonly associated with rabies in the United States.

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