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Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsOther - Diseases · 1 decade ago

Rabies information?

What are the ways rabies can get transmitted?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    How does rabies occur?

    The rabies virus enters the body through a cut or scratch, or through mucous membranes (such as the lining of the mouth and eyes), and travels to the central nervous system. Once the infection is established in the brain, the virus travels down the nerves from the brain and multiplies in different organs.

    The salivary glands and organs are most important in the spread of rabies from one animal to another. When an infected animal bites another animal, the rabies virus is transmitted through the infected animal's saliva. Scratches by claws of rabid animals are also dangerous because these animals lick their claws.

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  • m c
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    1 decade ago

    Being bit by a animal infected with Rabies.

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  • 1 decade ago

    The only way I've ever heard of it being transmitted was through a bite from an infected animal that breaks the skin. Not too sure if it can be passed from human to human.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    get bit by a rabies infected mutt or dog

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  • 1 decade ago

    Blood infected with saliva of a beast or human also its rare but rabies can also be paase threw with scratches

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  • Just Q
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    hagred90 is exactlly right! !

    ANY warmblooded animal can carry rabies but the animals most likely to carry the virus are dogs,cats,skunks and bats.

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