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CARLSBAD (AP) — New Mexico health officials say 11 people are receiving vaccinations after being exposed to a dog that had rabies.
The Department of Health announced Monday that it confirmed rabies in the 8-year-old dog. The animal developed signs of the viral disease and died two days later. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.
Officials say the people who were exposed to the dog are receiving a series of vaccinations to prevent them from developing rabies.
This is the second dog in the Carlsbad area to contract rabies this year. The first case was in January.

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