Rabies. Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/rabies/index. Html.
See below. Usual presenting symptoms of rabies are rapidly progressive central nervous system manifestations such as anxiety, dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing), and seizures.