Rabies; a potential human threat – Biological Times

Rabies; a potential human threat

Publication Date : 30-03-2023

Author(s) :

Muhammad Abdullah Qureshi , Zuha Fatima , Muqadas , Muhammad luqman shabbir, Durr E Najaf .

Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
Issue 3
(03 - 2023)

Abstract :

Rabies is a acute viral and fatal disease of carnivores, bats and also of mammals. It is zoonotic disease. Rabies transmit mostly by rabid bites. Rabies causes central nervous system disorder. Diagnosis is based on the clinical signs and symptoms with history of dog bite and laboratory tests are also required for conformation. Vaccination of dogs and wild animals against rabies prevents its transmission. In rabies mostly supportive treatment is given to patient but two type of treatment (Pre exposure treatment and post exposure treatment) are also given to healthy and infected individual. Rabies cause infection in most of the developing countries of Asia. In most of the Europe countries rabies has been eradicated due to their strict policies and vaccinations. In poor counties of Africa rabies has high death ratio and mostly affecting children and rural community.

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