- Stay away from wild animals.
- Get your pets a rabies vaccine.
- Clean any bite marks or scratches as soon as possible after getting them.
- If you do get bitten, get the vaccine to try to prevent it before it sets in.
- There is no known cure for rabies and once full symptoms start showing it is usually fatal.
- Early attempts at treating it led to modern day vaccines. Louis Pastuer gave a boy who had been bitten a weak form of the virus in 1885 and it saved him. This helped lead to modern vaccines.
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