How to Stay Away from Rabies in Ubud Monkey Forest

As the centre of traditional Balinese Art and Craft, along with its famous lush greeneries all around, there is no wonder if Ubud has been –and will always be­– one of the main tourist destinations in the island. The green (and yellow when it’s near harvest time) paddy fields and cool, clean air just adds […]

The urgency of getting rabies vaccination Once animal bit you

Rabies is almost always fatal once clinical signs occur. There is currently no effective treatment for rabies after clinical signs appear. However, the disease is preventable through vaccination either before or immediately after an exposure.   Rabies caused about 17,400 deaths worldwide in 2015. More than 95% of human deaths from rabies occur in Africa […]

Rabies Immunoglobulin Vaccination : Indication, dosage, side effect, precaution

Vaccination against rabies is used in two distinct situations: to protect those who are at risk of exposure to rabies, i.e. preexposure vaccination; to prevent the development of clinical rabies after exposure has occurred, usually following the bite of an animal suspected of having rabies, i.e. post-exposure prophylaxis. The vaccines used for pre-exposure and post-exposure […]

Why a Simple, Lifesaving Rabies Shot Can Cost 5000 dollar in Indonesia?

Rabies is a viral infection of the brain that is transmitted by animals and that causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. Once the virus reaches the spinal cord and brain, rabies is almost always fatal. The wound from the bite may be painful or numb. Bat bites typically cause no symptoms. Rabies symptoms […]

True or False, Immunoglobulin is Free in Indonesia?

Immunoglobulin therapy, also known as normal human immunoglobulin (NHIG), is the use of a mixture of antibodies (immunoglobulins) to treat a number of health conditions. These conditions include primary immunodeficiency, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Kawasaki disease, certain cases of HIV/AIDS and measles, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and in certain other infections when a more […]

Everything You Should Know About Rabies Immunoglobulin

We know we have written quite a numerous amount of articles about Rabies, and that you might be feeling a little bit fed up seeing the word everywhere on this site. Which is good. Which is very good, actually. How so? Because maybe this time you finally decide to read until the end and get […]

Recommended Vaccination and Vaccines for your trip to Bali

Vaccination needs to be taken before arriving at your holiday destination you need to plan your vaccine strategy 4-8 weeks before scheduled departure. Bali is much more developed than most regions in Indonesia and the main tourism areas match international standards when it comes to hygiene. If you plan to travel to other areas in […]

Traveling in Bali? Get Rabies Vaccine After Infected by an Animal

  If you plan to visit other areas in Indonesia or have long-term adventures to remote areas of Bali, more careful steps are recommended. Because vaccines must be given before arriving at your vacation destination then you should plan a vaccine strategy 4-8 weeks before departure schedule. The recent spread of rabies in 2008 and […]

High Alert for Travelers: Rabies Vaccine is Vital & Worth the Attention

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that is spread in the saliva of infected animals. All mammals can get rabies. People usually get rabies from licks, bites, or scratches from infected dogs and other animals such as bats, foxes, raccoons, and mongooses. Rabies affects the central nervous system, ultimately causing brain disease […]

MUST READ THIS LATEST RABIES UPDATE IN BALI (2019)

Rabies is a serious disease. It is caused by a virus. Rabies is mainly a disease of animals. Humans get rabies when they are bitten by infected animals. At first there might not be any symptoms. But weeks, or even months after a bite, rabies can cause pain, fatigue, headaches, fever, and irritability. These are […]