World Rabies Day – September 28 – Rabies is a deadliest disease

In spite of rabies is a 100% vaccination prevention disease nearly 60,000 deaths occurs in a year throughout the world. Particularly in Asian and African countries death rates are high. The people in rural and slum region are much affected by this. Rabies is a deadliest disease if not taken any preventive action. The rabies is transformed to humans by the bite of rabid animals especially from dogs. It affects the central nervous system and slowly it affects the brain. Once the brain is affected the person gets inhumane and leads to death. Rabies is caused only by the rabid animals. The dogs or animals which have rabid cannot identify at the early stage. It may take 12 days to 3 months to show the sign. The rabid virus enters the animal body slowly and affects the spinal cord and central nervous system and enters into the brain. If it affects the brain, the dog shows signs such as the difference in barking, biting any moving objects, paralysis will be attacked, loss of appetite, fever and restless. In last 2 to 4 days it shows all the symptoms and goes to coma and dies. To eradicate rabies throughout the world

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What to do if you are exposed to rabies

Rabies was caused by the exposure of saliva and nervous tissue from the rabid affected animals. Rabies is affected to humans by the bite of the rabid animals. Other than bite, it is very rare to get rabies from the open wound or from saliva of the infected animal. It has the possibilities to be affected. Low and No Possibilities If you had bite from your pet or any animal that is undergoing rabid treatment or the animal is vaccinated you will not get rabid. If you have contact with saliva, blood, urine of these animals it will not be affected. If the virus is exposed to the sunlight and it dries out it will be noninfectious. High Possibilities If you eat raw meat of the affected animals or drinking unboiled (raw) milk of the rabid animals there is a high risk of getting affected by rabid. If the unknown animal bites you there is high risk in getting affected. Immediate Action If you have bitten by the unknown dog, you should immediately wash your bitten area by soap water then apply antiseptic cream and good to consult your doctor immediately. How to Prevent? It is always better to prevent

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