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Is Rabies a Disease You Should Be Worried About?

Rabies is no longer as widespread as it once was, but cases do still occur in the UK and abroad. It can be found in every continent and in over 150 countries. Rabies is a serious viral infection that almost always ends in death if it isn’t treated right away.

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Why Getting a Rabies Vaccine Could Save Your Life?

The UK government declared that the country has been rabies-free since the start of the 20th century. According to the government, the country’s last recorded case of rabies was in 2012, but the patient got infected due to a dog bite in South Asia. However, it is still necessary to

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Neurological Disorders After Rabies

The symptoms of rabies inflammation of the brain and this results in physical impairment and mental difficulties like insomnia, anxiety, confusion, agitation, and other abnormal behaviors. If you are traveling to a country where rabies is endemic then contact Touchwood Pharmacy for the rabies vaccine and advice on how to

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Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis…What is it?

Rabies is no longer the widespread concern it once was, but it is still a disease that is almost always fatal in mammals. Rabies is spread most often through bites or scratches from an infected animal. Once infection occurs, the virus causes catastrophic effects on the central nervous system and

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What Is the Right Time to Have the Rabies Vaccine?

The right time to have the rabies vaccine is about one month before you plan to travel, this is because the vaccine is administered in three doses and usually over a period of 28 days. Touchwood Pharmacy offers the rabies vaccination at their clinic in Streatham and we also offer

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Rabies?

Rabies is a very serious disease that can still be found across the globe. Even though it is not as common as it once was, once the rabies symptoms appear, it is almost always fatal.  It is still very important to understand the disease and how to prevent it. Rabies

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Rabies Vaccine: Who Should Get It and How it Works?

Rabies is not present in the United Kingdom in any great degree; there is a small amount of the disease in the wild bat population. However, if you visit other parts of the world then you may be at risk from rabies depending on where you are staying and for how long. 

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The Importance of the Rabies Vaccine

Rabies is not present in the UK other than in some of the wild bat population but it is a disease which is endemic in different parts of the world. If you are travelling to certain countries then it is important to take precautions against rabies and understand where the risks lie. 

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