By: John Salazar

Shape of Rabies

Rabies is a cylindrical virus


Rabies is transmissible by a bite from an infected animal. (Like a dog or bat)
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there is a vaccine for rabies
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Incubation period

the period of time between exposure to a disease and the onset of clinical signs -- for rabies can vary greatly. The typical incubation period is three to eight weeks.
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Symptoms of rabies

Pain areas: in the muscles

Whole body: dizziness, fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, or malaise

Muscular: muscle spasms or paralysis with weak muscles

Psychological: delirium, fear, or hallucination

Behavioral: aggression or irritability

Gastrointestinal: nausea or vomiting

Also common: anxiety, brain death, coma, difficulty swallowing, dilated pupil, drooling, excess salivation, headache, mental confusion, seizures, sensation of pins and needles, sensitivity to light, or stiff neck

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