What is human rabies?

Answer Rabies is a virus that affects the nervous system in all warm-blooded animals, including humans. Coming into contact with infected body fluids and tissues, such as saliva, blood and brain matter, t... Read More »

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How to Recognize a Rabies Infection (Human)?

They may be cute, they may be deadly as well.Raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes, and bats - In the U.S. these mammals are most likely to become infected with rabies. Transmission of the virus is usua... Read More »

Can a human with rabies attack other people?

Can they? Yes. Rabies attacks nerve tissue, including the brain, and produces delirium, paranoia, and terror. That's why rabid animals attack people - they're frightened.

What is the outcome of rabies?

Rabies is a viral infection passed to humans by a wide variety of wild and domesticated mammals. Without prompt medical intervention, the vast majority of rabies cases end in death.Prompt Treatment... Read More »

What Is Rabies Disease?

Rabies is an infectious disease of the central nervous system. It is caused by the type 1 Lyssavirus. The Guiness Book of World Records considers rabies the most fatal disease known to man. After i... Read More »