Rabies- symptoms, causes, risk factors and preventions


Overview Rabies is a deadly virus transmitted from the saliva of infected animals to humans. The rabies virus is usually transmitted by a bite. In the United States, species most likely to spread rabies include bats, coyotes, foxes, raccoons, and skunks. Stray dogs are the most likely to transmit rabies to people in developing countries of Africa and South-East Asia. When a person begins to show signs and symptoms of rabies, the disease almost always causes death. This is why someone at risk of rabies would seek rabies vaccinations for…

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