How Is Rabies Transmitted to Humans?

Answer Rabies, or hydrophobia, is a disease that has been mostly eradicated in many countries of the world through pet vaccination. On some continents, however, such as Asia and South America, rabies is s... Read More »

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What are some unusual side effects of rabies vaccine in humans?

From the Immunization Action Coalition:Serious reactions are rare. Most reactions are mild such as redness and itching at the site of innoculation. Allergic reactions including swelling and non-ser... Read More »

Do cows get rabies?

Yes, cows can contract rabies, an acute brain infection that is usually fatal. The rabies virus is commonly transmitted through the bite of an infected animal but can also be transmitted through a ... Read More »

Can hogs get rabies?

Hogs can get rabies. The virus is transmitted through the bite of an infected animal, whether wild or domesticated. Among hogs, 36 percent of those bitten become infected. The risk of infection is ... Read More »

Do you die from rabies?

In most cases no but if it does not get treated you can become sick and you might die The symptoms of rabies. After an incubation period that is free of symptoms that may range from 10 days to a y... Read More »