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rabies transmission

My dog is bitten/ attacked by one unknown dog today morning.......after 3hrs of that incident I touched my dog helping the vet. doctor for post vaccination. But now I am in very tension thinking that my hand touched the saliva of that unknown dog......because there is a small wound in my hand.
     Is there risk of Rabies infection through this incident ? Pls help me...
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the virus can't survive outside of the host
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Thank you for  your comment......If virus does not survive out of the the host.....then Rabies virus cannot be transmitted out of the host, am I right ?
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can you explain why the rabies virus can't survive out host?
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