Rabies

Rabies

We provide a full range of travel vaccinations and medication

Rabies Vaccine

Rabies

Rabies is a viral disease transmitted to humans usually by a bite or scratch from a rabid animal (usually a dog). Once symptoms are present, rabies is almost always fatal.

Rabies in animals occurs in ALL continents except Antarctica. Approximately 60,000 people die from rabies each year. The majority of those deaths are in Asia and Africa.

Vaccination Pricing

£61 Per dose

£183 Per Course of 3

Signs & Symptoms

The virus attacks the central nervous system causing, progressive damage to the brain and spinal cord.

Prevention

Contact with wild or domestic animals during travel should be avoided.

The Vaccination

Ages (Years) Doses Required Schedule Time before travel Boost required at
2 – 85 3 0, 7, 28 days Last dose up to day before* 2 – 10 years depending on risk
18 – 65 3 0, 3, 7** Last dose up to day before* 2 – 10 years depending on risk

*Vaccine most effective if given time to become active. Some immunity will be provided for this vaccine if given up to the day before travel.

** accelerated schedule

Rabies Risk Areas

Rabies Risk Areas
 

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