- Single-stranded RNA, enveloped Lyssavirus causes rabies, nearly always fatal encephalitis in humans and other mammals.
- Domestic dog main reservoir worldwide. Raccoons, foxes, bats, and skunks infected most commonly infected in the U.S.
- Transmission is usually occurs by a bite of a rabid animal with virus shed in saliva.
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