Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute inflammation o the brain in humans an ither wairm-bluidit ainimals. Early seemptoms can include fever an tinglin at the steid o exposur. These seemptoms are follaed bi ane or mair o the follaein symptoms: violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear o watter, an inability tae move pairts o the body, confusion, an loss o consciousness. Ance seemptoms appear it nearly always results in daith. The time period atween contractin the disease an the stairt o srrmptoms is uisually ane tae three months; however, this time period can vary frae less nor ane week tae mair nor ane year. The time is dependent on the distance the virus must travel tae reach the central nervous seestem.
|A dug wi rabies in the paralytic (post-furious) stage|
|Symptoms||Fiver, fear o watter, confusion, coma|
|Causes||Rabies virus an Australie bat lyssavirus|
|Prevention||Rabies vaccine, ainimal control, rabies immunoglobulin|
|Prognosis||Nearly ayeweys daith|
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