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Rabies

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  • 1. By wintercool612 Rabies
  • 2. Rabies…
    • Affects central nervous system
    • Comes from infected animals to humans
  • 3. Who gets Rabies?
    • Warm blooded animals can get it
    • Including humans
  • 4. How does it spread?
    • From an animal bite
    • Virus can get in from broken skin
  • 5. Symptoms?
    • irritability
    • headache
    • fever
    • sometimes itching or pain
    • progresses to paralysis
    • spasms of the throat muscles, convulsions, delirium & death
  • 6. Treatment?
    • Scrub the bite clean
    • Put immune globulin on the bite
    • Five doses of vaccine
    • between days 0-28 of exposure
    • No treatment = DEATH
  • 7. Prevention?
    • Removing of stray pets
    • Having pets vaccinated
    • Avoiding abnormal wild animals
    • - especially raccoons
  • 8. FACTS
    • Rabies is also called hydrophobia
    • Few cases are reported per year
    • You can get infected
    • 10 days – 7 years
  • 9.  
  • 10. End