British tourists on a Moroccan tour got rabies after bite on a stray cat. He did not get treatment on time.
During your vacation, think twice before touching wildlife! British tourists bites in Moroccan cats have rabies. He died a few weeks later, according to public health UK health authorities. According to media reports, victims of unknown identities would not have been treated quickly enough. After this tragic episode, Public Health England immediately urged those traveling in rabies-affected countries to follow the vaccination guidelines.
"Total paralysis after paralysis"
In humans, the symptoms of this disease occur after 2 to 3 months of viral contraction. "However, it may take a week or so, so it is important to be treated and vaccinated quickly. In this case, he was not vaccinated on time.Professor Jimmy Whitworth of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said vaccination should be given before symptoms develop in AFP.It affects the nervous system, especially the brain, and causes paralysis and death."Said molecular viral scientist Jonathan Boll.
In 2002, a man in Scotland caught rabies after bat bite. Five people living in the UK from 2000 to 2017Exposure to infected animals"Public Health England said.
Between 2001 and 2015 eleven cases of rabies were imported into France.
Between 2001 and 2015 eleven rabies were imported to France, but the disease disappeared from the national territory. This case is all related to contaminated animals from abroad. Therefore, precautions are required when traveling with pets. Should be included.Contact your veterinarian four months before departure. The animal must be identified with a passport, the animal vaccine must be up-to-date, and a blood test is required in countries at risk."According to the Ministry of Agriculture
When returning to France, the owner must submit pets to the customs authorities. Failure to comply with regulatory obligations will be punishable by law (Catfish Act and Fishing Act L237-3). A list of countries at risk can be found on the Ministry of Agriculture website.
"Rabies: How do you avoid getting sick?" Interview with Professor Eric Caumes on October 11, 2017.