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Rabies

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Description

A deadly virus spread to people from the saliva or bite from infected animals.

Organisms

Infected Terrestrial animals and any bite by wild animals is considered an exposure to a virus. Rabies can move to the brain at a rate of 12 to 100 mm/day. The nerve cells, the virus multiplies, and spreads through the saliva of an infected animal. When an animal has rabies it can be very aggressive.

Common victims

Most common victims of rabies are bats, dogs, skunks, raccoons, and foxes, coyotes, rabbits, and ground hogs are most common victims of rabies.

Hideout of the culprit

Rabies is found in every continent except for Antarctica. Over 90% of rabies death are in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East were canine rabbits are spread.

Most common injury

Most common injury for rabies is a bite. Sometimes rabies can be passed without being bitten but it can be passed to an open cut or abrasion of saliva.

Is it armed and dangerous?

Each year 30 to 50,000 people in the world dies of rabies because did not get vaccinations after being bit by a rabid animal, so yes it is considered armed and dangerous.

Most effective weapons against Rabies

Most effective weapons against rabies is animal control but there is no vaccine for rabies.