Mississippi State Department of Health

Rabies and Rabies Prevention


Rabies is a viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system, and ultimately the brain, causing death.


Contact your local health office, or call the MSDH Health Info Hotline at 1-866-HLTHY4U (1-866-458-4948)

Links referenced on this page
Rabies prevention and medical information    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,142,html ok
Rabies information from the CDC    http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/
local health office,    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok

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