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Rabies

  • Caused by virus Rabies virus.
  • Followed by a bite or scratch of a rabies affected animal.
  • Occurs as headache, fever, tiredness, indefinite sensory changes
  • The main features is excitability, aerophobia (fearness to the speed air),difficulty in swallowing, hydrophobia (fear of water).
  • Without treatment death occurs due to respiratory paralysis.

Prevention:

  • Register license and vaccinate all dogs.
  • Treat the wound immediately by thorough cleaning. The wound should not be sutured.
  • Effective vaccination is available for the both exposed and non-exposed persons.
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