According to the world health organization, annually in the world dies from rabies 55 thousand people . that is, one person in every 10 minutes. Economic damage this disease ranks fifth and is the tenth leading cause of death amongst infectious diseases. From 30 to 60 percent of victims are children under the age of 15 years.
Rabies is a deadly viral disease, the pathogen which attacks the Central nervous system and leads usually to death. Infection of humans comes from domestic and wild animals, mostly carnivores, as a result of close contact with infected saliva or bites and causing scratches.
The incubation period of rabies lasts from 10 days to 1 year (usually 1-3 months).
Clinical signs of the disease appear most often after 3 to 8 weeks after infection. A reliable diagnosis of rabies is established only in the laboratory.
In dogs and cats clinically distinguish two main forms of the disease: the lush and quiet. Often rabies can occur in atypical forms.
Clinical signs of rabies in humans. In the beginning of the disease in humans marked depression, high temperature and fever, itching at the bite site.Later manifested a respiratory embarrassment, fearfulness. Stage of excitation is characterized by a fear of water. At the end of the disease is para Continue reading
Believe it or not, but a long time ago in one of the monasteries of Ancient Burma (now Myanmar) was an amazing event.
According to legend, the robbers attacked the Church and wanted to steal the stored gold-plated statue of the goddess Tsun Huangze. The robbers almost won, when suddenly there was a loud scream that came from the favorite of the deceased elders of the local monks — the cat Sinha, who was sitting on the head of his master.
Large, weighing about 10-15 pounds, with long hair on the abdomen and the back, but almost shorthaired at the front, with tassels on the ears and a soft, inaudible tread – such a description rather evokes associations with a wild cat or reed cat, but not with a pet. However, it is still cats, great Pets cats breeds Maine Coon, or, as they are called Maine Coon cats.
These animals are exceptionally friendly disposition, very hardy and very active, I love to play different games and also get along well with children. Continue reading
You want to know what the biggest snake in the world? Anaconda, boa or Python? Below is information about the largest snakes in the world. Read on.
You probably watched with awe the movie Anaconda. The great mighty and powerful snake, which can easily be called the largest snake. Watching the film, you must be interested in whether there are large snakes in the world. Well, apart from the fantasy and some fictitious aspects, there are definitely snakes that grow up to 6-9 meters. So, what is the largest snake in the world? Let’s learn more about the different types of snakes, huge in size.
Among the different types of snakes on Earth today, species belonging to the class of Pythons and Boas, are the largest of them. Here are some of the biggest snakes on Earth, along with the images.
Reticulated Python. Reticulated Python or Python reticulatus is the largest species of pythons, as well as the world’s longest snake. The average length of this Python exceeds 6 meters. The largest reticulated Python that was found is more than 8 meters in length. Black, brown, red and yellow – the typical colour of this Python, and it is found in Southeast Asia and the Philippines. Interestingly, reticulated pythons are also very popular as Pets. Continue reading