By Johnny Garcia
Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute inflammation of the brain in humans and other warm-bloodedanimals. Early symptoms can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure.These symptoms are followed by one or more of the following symptoms: violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear of water, an inability to move parts of the body, confusion, and loss of consciousness.After symptoms appear, rabies almost always results in death.The time period between contracting the disease and the start of symptoms is usually one to three months. However, this time period can vary from less than one week to more than one year.
Scientific name for rabies
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How it spreads
Rabies is transmitted to humans from other animals. Rabies can be transmitted when an infected animal scratches or bites another animal or human.
The pain and side effects of modern cell-based vaccines are similar to flu shots. The old nerve-tissue-based vaccinations that require multiple painful injections into the abdomen with a large needle are inexpensive, but are being phased out and replaced by affordable World Health Organization intradermal-vaccination regimens.