Rabies • Rabies Vaccine
£70 per dose / £210 Total Course
What is Rabies
Rabies is a dangerous viral infection endemic to many countries. According to the World Health Organisation, there are over 55,000 deaths caused by rabies every year (mostly in Africa and Asia). There is no cure or treatment for rabies. Once the infection has taken hold, it is almost always lethal. If you are traveling to a country with a high rabies risk, it is advised that you protect yourself with a preventative rabies vaccine.
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COURSE/WHEN TO DO IT?
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST/WHEN IS BOOSTER NEEDED?
- You should aim to get your first dose ideally five weeks before traveling to ensure you will be able to complete the course in time
- The course consists of three vaccines. The second dose is given seven days after the first dose. The third dose should be given three weeks after the second dose.
- If you’re traveling at short notice, you may be able to have the third dose two weeks after the second.
- The rabies vaccine protects you for 10 years.
HOW IS IT GIVEN?
Injection in the upper arm.
- Mild side effects, soreness at the injection site.