Rabies

Most Wanted Virus

Mode of Infection

If you get bitten or if you get scratches by a animal that is infected by rabies than you are most likely to be infected too. They are also called " Hydrophopia" fear of water.

Symptoms

-Muscle spasms

-Aggressiveness

-Confusion

-Bizarre thoughts


Location

It goes along the nerves and goes up the spinal cord and into the brain.

Likely Victim

Mostly animals but humans and other animals can get infected. More than 50,000 world-wide have rabies.

Treatment and Prevention

Animals may not be properly cared for or vaccinated regularly. For humans, it's 100% preventable, make sure your children doesn't touch any wild animal or stray animals.

Websites

mayoclinic.org and encyclopedia.com

How It Enters

The Rabies virus wants to make it's hone in a nerve cell, the smallest part of our central system.