2nd rabid fox appears in Essex County, New York

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Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 11:47 PM EDT
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TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (WCAX) - Multiple people and animals were attacked by a rabid fox in New York’s North Country.

The Essex County Health Department says it happened on Monday in Ticonderoga.

They say the gray fox was “overly aggressive, drooling, and biting.” Three people -- and several pets and livestock -- were told to seek immediate medical attention for exposure to rabies.

The health department says a test confirmed the fox was infected.

This is the second rabid gray fox reported in Essex County this summer.

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