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Should I have taken a vaccine for puppy scratch that happened 17 years back ?

I was scratched by a puppy when I was 6.I remembered the puppy died but after how many days i could not remember.Now i am 23.if there is any test that can detect the virus if any in there any problem?pls help me.
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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Rabies has a near 100% fatality rate. If you didn't get Rabies by then you do not have it now. Relax and be cool. Avoid provoking dogs and do get your Rabies shots immediately if in case you get bitten, God forbid ever.
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