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Kansas Man exposed to rabies after encounter with sick fox

Animal Control officers are warning you to say way from wild animals. It comes after a man was exposed to rabies in Sumner County when he tried to help an injured fox.

Rabies is a deadly disease that is transmitted to humans from infected animals. The disease infects the nervous system causing disease in the brain and then death.

Officers say he man found the injured fox in Sumner County in early June. When he tried to help the would, the man told officers the fox bit him.