Rabies: Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Prevention - Minnesota Dept. of Health


Rabies is a disease that affects the nervous system of mammals. It is caused by a virus and is typically spread by an infected animal biting another animal or person. Rabies is a fatal disease; it cannot be treated once symptoms appear. Luckily, rabies can be effectively prevented by vaccination.

Updated Wednesday, March 09, 2016 at 11:21AM