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    Cool Is vs. Are

    My son is writing a paper about rabies. What verb shoud he use (is/are) when referring to rabies?

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    Re: Is vs. Are

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    My son is writing a paper about rabies. What verb shoud he use (is/are) when referring to rabies?
    I would use is. Rabies is singular. (See also: diabetes and scabies.)



    Example:
    Rabies is a serious disease.



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