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    Rabies Rabies Presentation Transcript

    • By wintercool612 Rabies
    • Rabies…
      • Affects central nervous system
      • Comes from infected animals to humans
    • Who gets Rabies?
      • Warm blooded animals can get it
      • Including humans
    • How does it spread?
      • From an animal bite
      • Virus can get in from broken skin
    • Symptoms?
      • irritability
      • headache
      • fever
      • sometimes itching or pain
      • progresses to paralysis
      • spasms of the throat muscles, convulsions, delirium & death
    • Treatment?
      • Scrub the bite clean
      • Put immune globulin on the bite
      • Five doses of vaccine
      • between days 0-28 of exposure
      • No treatment = DEATH
    • Prevention?
      • Removing of stray pets
      • Having pets vaccinated
      • Avoiding abnormal wild animals
      • - especially raccoons
    • FACTS
      • Rabies is also called hydrophobia
      • Few cases are reported per year
      • You can get infected
      • 10 days – 7 years
    •  
    • End