Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Sampling of Communicable Diseases: Animal Related Rabies A fatal viral infection, caused when the virus is introduced into breaks in skin (such as by an animal bite) Some public health responses: monitoring, managing treatment, education for responsible pet ownership 19
Slide notes:Rabies is a good example of an animal-related disease. A fatal infection results when the virus is introduced into breaks in the skin, commonly by an animal bite. Public health responses include monitoring for incidents, managing treatment, and encouraging prevention by pet vaccinations. 19