Rabia

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Rabia

La rabia es una infección viral aguda transmitida al humano por una mordedura de un animal infectado o por la exposición de piel rota a la saliva de éste. La inmunización puede prevenir la enfermedad si se aplica rápido, preferiblemente a las 24 horas pero no después de las 72 horas.

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