What you need to know about rabies
Rabies kills thousands of people worldwide every year. poor countries In countries where health knowledge is still low , the loss of life due to rabies is still high.
In fact, rabies is completely preventable. I will know. It is a health problem that can be prevented without any harm if you get vaccinated . So let me tell you about the rabies virus from this article so that we can prevent it.
What is rabies?
Rabies is a contagious virus that occurs in animals . It can be found in both domesticated dogs and wild animals . cats It can also be found in bats and carnivores .
In particular, this virus destroys the central nervous system of humans and animals. This disease can be serious until death.
How is the virus transmitted?
This disease can be transmitted from animal to animal or from animal to human. The bite of an infected animal . It is transmitted through saliva .
Being bitten by an infected animal, Infection can also be spread through saliva from being scratched and licking the broken skin .
What symptoms can you see?
Once the symptoms appear, either people or It is a situation where it is certain that animals or animals will lose their lives due to this infection. This symptom is difficult to know in advance.
In animals, behavior change, aggressive, angry, Pulling the muscles, Drooling, Can’t stand light Fear of loud noises, twitching, Fear of water can be seen.
How do you know if you are infected?
It is only through these conditions that we can determine whether the dog has been infected with the rabies virus, which is difficult to diagnose.
-I’ve been bitten . I’ve been scratched.
-I have touched the wound with toothpaste.
-You can find out if you have been in contact with an infected person or animal.
Can you prevent rabies ?
As mentioned above, rabies is a 100% preventable disease. If the vaccine is given carefully, it is the most effective protection against rabies infection.
-Vaccinate pets once a year.
-Make sure to check if they have any bites or scratches. If there is, get treatment.
-An animal must be bitten. Must be coded. If you have to hide the wound, get vaccinated.
Now… Let’s protect our beloved pets and ourselves and our family members from the fear of rabies.