In this 2005 photograph, a curious raccoon peers out from a wooden walkway at Secret Woods Nature Center in Fort Lauderdale near a block of fishmeal bait containing oral rabies vaccine. Florida health officials issued a rabies alert for the Kendall area on Wednesday after capturing a raccoon that tested positive for the virus, which can be deadly.
In this 2005 photograph, a curious raccoon peers out from a wooden walkway at Secret Woods Nature Center in Fort Lauderdale near a block of fishmeal bait containing oral rabies vaccine. Florida health officials issued a rabies alert for the Kendall area on Wednesday after capturing a raccoon that tested positive for the virus, which can be deadly. MARSHA HALPER/HERALD STAFF HERALD STAFF
In this 2005 photograph, a curious raccoon peers out from a wooden walkway at Secret Woods Nature Center in Fort Lauderdale near a block of fishmeal bait containing oral rabies vaccine. Florida health officials issued a rabies alert for the Kendall area on Wednesday after capturing a raccoon that tested positive for the virus, which can be deadly. MARSHA HALPER/HERALD STAFF HERALD STAFF

Rabid raccoon in Kendall leads to public health alert

March 01, 2017 05:41 PM

UPDATED March 02, 2017 09:51 AM

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