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what is risk of rabies in india?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
High!: Roughly 36% of the world’s rabies deaths occur in india each year, most of those when children come into contact with infected dogs.Rabies is caused by a virus that is transmitted to humans through the infected saliva of a range of animals. But most human deaths follow a bite by, or exposure to, an infected dog.

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Under what circumstances would a physician elect to not give you the rabies pep?

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Can you get rabies from sharing a bottle with a infected person uk?

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See cdc.com: Theoretically possible, but it has never been documented. Usually transmitted through the bite and saliva of an infected host. Only human-human documented case have been transplants. Read the cdc.Com site on rabies for more information.
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Can you get rabies through a cat graze (uk)?

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See cdc.com: Theoretically possible, but it has never been documented. Usually transmitted through the bite and saliva of an infected host. Read the cdc.Com site on rabies for more information. I have more concerns about cat-scratch fever. (read about online or seek physician appointment in the next few days).
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Is it possible for your cats to get rabies and give it to you when both family and cats haven't left england worrying about it to much.

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Calm thoughts: These are questions for your family veterinarian as well as healthtap. Your cats should be vaccinated against rabies on the schedule your vet recomm. You can't catch rabies without you yourself receiving a bite from a mammal with rabies (or a corneal transplant from someone with rabies, only literature example).
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In England can you only catch rabies from bats or is there other ways you can get it in England ?

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Rabies: Rabies has been pretty much elimited from animals in England, although bats are still carriers of the disease

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