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Is there a point of no return with a rabies infection, in which no treatment will be effective?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
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In brief: Yes

Of no immunization preceded the infection it's uniformly fatal.

In brief: Yes

Of no immunization preceded the infection it's uniformly fatal.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

A person infected with rabies will not show ill signs at first.
If he doesn't get rabies shots, the virus will travel to his brain. The incubation period from the time of infection until the signs and symptoms show up, is variable (about 3 weeks to 3 months). The last chance to get rabies shots and not die, is uncertain but is some time before any symptoms appear.

In brief: Yes

A person infected with rabies will not show ill signs at first.
If he doesn't get rabies shots, the virus will travel to his brain. The incubation period from the time of infection until the signs and symptoms show up, is variable (about 3 weeks to 3 months). The last chance to get rabies shots and not die, is uncertain but is some time before any symptoms appear.
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