Does the rabies virus offer any immunity?

Answer The immune system will produce antibodies to fight a rabies virus infection. But since death can occur in only two days, the body never develops a full immune response. The Milwaukee protocol devis... Read More »

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What is the name of the virus that causes rabies?

The rhabdoviruses, also know as the rabies virus, is the cause of rabies, a potentially lethal disease that strikes the nervous system and brain. The word rabies comes from a Latin term meaning rag... Read More »

What is the scientific name for the rabies virus?

The scientific name for the rabies virus is simply "rabies." It is a lethal virus spread by infected animals by the transfer of saliva. Rabies prevention is the best way to control the spread of th... Read More »

Who discovered the rabies virus?

The disease known as rabies has been mentioned in history as early as the third century B.C. However, the virus is too small to be seen through a regular microscope. It was Luis Pasteur in 1881 who... Read More »

Can rabies virus penetrate through pimple?

Rabies are typically spread through bites or contact with infected blood or saliva. If you have an open wound (did you pick the pimple?) then there is a chance it can get into your system. Intact s... Read More »