Rabies infection is caused a virus known as rabies virus. It is spread by saliva of infected animals when they bite a person or another animal. At times you can get the infection if an infected animal licks on an open wound or the mucous membranes, such as the mouth or eyes comes in contact with saliva of the infected animal.
Rabies virus can be transmitted by any mammal. Animals that are most likely to transmit the rabies virus include;
Your risk of rabies is increased if;
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