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Sixth case of rabies confirmed in Atlantic County

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Atlantic County officials have confirmed the sixth case of rabies in the county this year.

A raccoon collected from the 100 block of South New Road in Absecon last week tested positive for the disease according to public health officials. The raccoon was said to be visibly ill and had wounds all over its body.

Public health officials remind residents to make sure that their pets' vaccinations are up to date, and stay away from wild or stray animals.

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