یہ بیماری ایک وائرس کی وجہ سے ہوتی ہے جو کہ متاثرہ جانوروں کی رال میں پایا جاتا ہے۔ ایسے جانوروں کے کاٹنے سے یہ وائرس انسانوں میں منتقل ہو سکتا ہے۔ اس کا عام ذریعہ چمگادڑیں، بلیاں، کتے اور خرگوش ہیں
Rabies is a deadly viral disease transmitted to humans by the bite of infected animals. Rabies virus is present in the saliva of affected animals. Most commonly these animals are bats, dogs, coyotes, foxes, raccoons, and skunks. Sadly, once someone gets affected by this virus it causes irreversible damage and is fatal. This is the reason anyone at high risk of this disease should consider getting vaccinated to stay safe.
Symptoms of rabies, in the beginning, are just like the flu which lasts for days. After some days other accompanying symptoms might be as follows:
Rabies is caused by the rabies virus. It is transmitted to humans by the bite if affected animals. Animals that can transmit rabies include both wild and pet animals. Cats, cows, dogs, bats, foxes, horses, monkeys and raccoons can transmit this disease by biting.
Risk factors for rabies are:
Rabies can be prevented by the use of a vaccine. Also avoiding contact with wild animals and keeping an eye in your pets is key to stay safe. Getting your pet animals vaccinated for rabies is another safety precaution to consider.