DELRAY BEACH (CBSMiami) – Two men were bitten by a rabid fox at a work site in Delray Beach.READ MORE: Miami Dade College Hosts Wake For Congresswoman Carrie Meek
The fox “appeared sick and aggressive” when it was captured on Thursday, it tested positive for rabies.
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Health department officials say a man who was bitten Sunday received treatment and will need follow-up rabies shots. The second man, who was bitten and scratched by the fox on Monday, has already started his rabies shots.
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