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Rabies and Travel - Rabies Information
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- Rabies and Travel
As this eMedTV page explains, many countries in the developing world are unable to control rabies, and travel to such countries increases the risk of getting the disease. This article looks at ways to avoid getting rabies while traveling.
- Rabies Diagnosis
Factors doctors consider when making a rabies diagnosis may include the species of animal involved. This eMedTV resource examines other factors involved in diagnosing rabies, such as the animal's vaccination status and where the incident took place.
- Rabies Disease
A potentially serious disease, rabies is caused by a virus that attacks the brain. As this eMedTV page explains, it is almost always fatal if left untreated. This article takes a quick look at rabies and includes a link to more information on the topic.
- Rabies Incubation Period
The rabies incubation period can vary, but it usually lasts one to three months. This eMedTV page discusses the incubation period for rabies and explains that animals are not contagious during this period between infection and the onset of symptoms.
- Rabies Information
Are you looking for information on rabies? This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of this viral disease, explaining how it is spread, what types of animals it affects, and what to do if you think you may have it.