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Rabies–A Horrifying Disease Affecting Animals as well as Humans


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1 Krishi Vigyan Kendra (P.A.U.), Faridkot (Punjab), India
     

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Rabies is a dreadful disease which affects not only animals but humans also. It is considered to be zoonotic disease because it can be transmitted from animals to humans. This infectious viral disease affects nervous system and causes inflammation in the brain. Once the clinical signs appear in the affected animal or individual, the disease is almost always fatal. There is no specific treatment for rabies and hence prevention is the only way to keep the disease away. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to create awareness about rabies so that maximum population can be prevented from this fatal disease.
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Munish Kumar
Krishi Vigyan Kendra (P.A.U.), Faridkot (Punjab), India
Jagdish Grover
Krishi Vigyan Kendra (P.A.U.), Faridkot (Punjab), India

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Rabies is a dreadful disease which affects not only animals but humans also. It is considered to be zoonotic disease because it can be transmitted from animals to humans. This infectious viral disease affects nervous system and causes inflammation in the brain. Once the clinical signs appear in the affected animal or individual, the disease is almost always fatal. There is no specific treatment for rabies and hence prevention is the only way to keep the disease away. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to create awareness about rabies so that maximum population can be prevented from this fatal disease.