A 50-year-old British man died of a rabies epidemic following a bite from a cat. Fear of 'rabies cat' is spreading around the UK, especially in the United States.
Omar Jurie, 58, visited Kenil Trafal in Morocco to meet her family last month, according to the Daily Mail. He was bitten by a rabid wild cat there. After returning to the UK after receiving basic treatment. But the rabies vaccine did not fit on time and died on the last four days.
The UK's Public Health Service (PHE) is calling on the wildlife to be careful when traveling in countries with high rates of rabies, "and plans to monitor the deaths of family members, friends, and medical staff who treated him. I will also administer a vaccine. "
"Symptoms typically take two to three months to appear," Jimmy Whitworth, a professor at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, told the Daily Mail. However, as this case may be as short as a week or so, it should be treated and vaccinated promptly (if bitten by wildlife). "
Rabies can lead to death if serious, if it is caught by a viral infection that affects the brain and central nervous system. It spreads through the bite of the animal, and it is not transmitted to humans. In the beginning, headache and anxiety symptoms appear. Difficulty breathing, hallucinations can lead to.
According to the CDC, there has never been a rabies epidemic in Korea since 2004. But it is still one of the rabies-ravaged countries. There are about 49,000 rabies cases worldwide every year. Rabies occur in more than 150 countries, of which 95% are from Africa or Asia. In September, a bomb carcass with rabies virus was found in the United States.
Most rabies are caused by dogs, but for cats and other wildlife You can move. If the animal is bitten or scratched, or the animal licks the wound, the wound or exposed area should be thoroughly washed with soap and water and consulted by a specialist immediately. In order to prevent rabies, vaccinations must be given once a year.
Drizzle intern reporter