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Ecological and epidemiologic aspects of the attacks by vampire bats and paralytic rabies in Argentina and analysis of the proposals carried out for their control.
While animals with furious rabies appear more frightening and their behavior more erratic, the danger of paralytic rabies is equal to furious cases and may be more insidious in that domestic and wild animals appear hurt or tame, making them extremely approachable; increasing the danger to children and "good Samaritans" looking to help an animal.
Of the two types of rabies, Dr Nathwani said it may be the worker had the less common form of paralytic rabies, which is a neurological illness, whose symptoms are fever and paralysis from the feet upwards.