Rabies Virus and Rabies Vaccine 

What is rabies?

It is a zonotic viral disease caused by type 1 lyssavirus and is a 100% fatal disease that causes inflammation of human brain and other animals.
Transmission of rabies to human by bite(90%) and skretch & lics from infected animal rest 5%.

FAQ about Rabies vaccine

It is very important for everyone to know about rabies vaccine.
After giving rabies vaccine, if a dog or cat or any other rabid animal bites again,will it be necessary to give rabies vaccine ??

1) If the dose of Rabies vaccine is within 3 months of completion – no vaccine will be required.
2) If the dose of Rabies vaccine is within 3 months to 5 years of completion – two doses on the 0th and 3rd day.
3) 5 years after the completion of the dose of rabies vaccine – full dose should be taken.
4) If you do not have any information on how many doses of rabies vaccine you have taken or how long ago you have completed the dose of rabies vaccine, etc. – full dose should be taken in this situation.
5) Need Rabies vaccine  to take If there is any confusion as to how many doses to give? 
you should always decide to give the vaccine. Because the mortality of Rabies diseases is 100%.

6) Which are Rabid animal?
Rabies carrying Animal directly or indirectly
  1. Raccoons
  2. Skunks
  3. Bats
  4. Ferrate
  5. Foxes
  6. Dogs
  7. Cats
  8. Cockles
  9. Rabbits
  10. Groundhog
  11. Skunks
  12. Jackals
  13. Wolves
  14. Cattle
  15. Horses etc.

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