Hydrophobia in Man Infected with Rabies

People infected with furious form of rabies (as opposed to paralytic rabies) often exhibit hydrophobia – fear of water. Symptoms include difficulty swallowing, panic when attempting to drink, and inability to quench thirst. Typical side effect of not being able to swallow is the accumulation of saliva that exhibits itself as foaming at the mouth. … Continue reading “Hydrophobia in Man Infected with Rabies”

Videos of People with Rabies

Contrary to what this mom told her obnoxious kid, people actually do die from rabies. According to Wikipedia, about 55,000 people die from rabies each year. Rabies is a zoonotic disease caused by a virus and results in acute encephalitis, aka inflammation of the brain. That mother told her chipmunk abusing kid that people don’t … Continue reading “Videos of People with Rabies”