Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Rabid fox found near Alamance-Guilford line, North Carolina

A fox found in west Burlington tested positive for rabies, the Guilford County Health Department said Tuesday.

The fox had contact with a person on Olmstead Drive in Burlington, which is off Springwood Church Road near Springwood Park in Guilford County, a release from the Guilford County Department of Public Health said.

The fox tested positive for rabies on Tuesday. The release didn’t say when the fox was caught, the identity or condition of the victim or any details on the encounter.