WANTED: Lyssasvirus rabies

by Kym


Rabies is Highly fatal infectious disease that may affect all species of warm-blooded animals, including humans; transmitted by the bite of infected animals including dogs, cats, skunks, wolves, foxes, raccoons, and bats, and caused by a neurotropic species of Lyssavirus. The scientific name is Lyssavirus rabies.
Almost every person who gets rabies has the virus transmitted to them by the bite of an infected animal. The transmission of rabies from human to human is rare. Transmission of rabies virus usually begins when infected saliva of a host is passed to an uninfected animal. The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host.
The primary target host cells are neurons, Down below are the most common creatures who carry the rabies virus. Some parts of the world are more effective then others.
Rabies causes about 26,000 to 55,000 deaths worldwide per year. The most common outcome of rabies is death. Only 6 people in the world are known to have survived rabies AFTER symptoms appeared. Rabies has an incubation period/time before symptoms appear of a few months.
The most effective weapon against this a series of shots after you get bite. Rabies are found in warm blooded animals. The first symptoms of rabies may be very similar to those of the flu including general weakness or discomfort, fever, or headache.

The first symptoms of rabies may be very similar to the flu and may last for days. Signs and symptoms may include: Fever, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Agitation, Anxiety, Confusion, Hyperactivity, Difficulty swallowing, Excessive salivation, Fear of water (hydrophobia) because of the difficulty in swallowing, Hallucinations, Insomnia, Partial paralysis

rabies in a human patient
EU regulation on pet travel & rabies control