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What is Rabies Rabies is an infectious viral disease of the brain and nervous system that is fatal once symptoms have started. The most common way that humans contract rabies, up to 99% of cases is through transmission from domestic dogs. Every year more than 15 million people worldwide receive a post bite vaccination. This…

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For full information on Rabies - click here The Rabies vaccine is one of the most important and yet one of the most expensive travel vaccinations available. For some the cost of a course of Intramuscular (IM) Rabies vaccines is just too expensive leading many high risk travellers to depart to their trip unprotected. Intradermal...

As World Rabies Day was 28th of September, you may have heard about this disease in the media recently. If not, Sam Diab, nurse at Nomad’s Russell Square (now closed) travel clinic, explains; Rabies is a viral disease spread through saliva by the bite or scratch of an infected mammal (e.g. dogs, cats, monkeys, foxes...