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Rabies

30-09-2014   |   316 View(s)

Rabies is a serious viral infection that targets the brain and nervous system . The disease is zoonotic i.e. it can be transmitted from one species to another, such as from dogs to humans, commonly due to a bite from an infected animal. For a human, rabies is almost invariably fatal if post exposure prophylaxis is not administered prior to the onset of severe symptoms. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system, ultimately causing diseas. Read more...