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Is there any chances of getting rabies by eating fruit bitten by fruit bat ?

i suspect I had eaten an apple bitten by stray fruit bat due to ignorance yesterday ie., 4-1-2011. though I had chopped the bitten part and also washed fruit in water, what are the chances of my getting infected with rabies . I am in Sudan where there is literally no health care
Asked On : Wed, 5 Jan 2011
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Dear Friend,
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Only Vampire bats can transmit rabies

The chance of getting rabies by taking fruit bitten by bat after washing is practically nil

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Dr. A CHAKRAVARTHY MBBS; MBA; (MHSc Reproductive & Sexual Medicine)

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Answered: Sun, 24 Apr 2011
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