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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Updated Rabies spreads in remote areas of Bali and Java in 2019

Rabies or mad dog disease is an acute infectious disease in the mammalian nervous system (including humans) caused by the rabies virus. This disease is very deadly and is zoonotic or transmitted from animals to humans. Transmission occurs due to virus particles in the saliva of infected animals that enter the human body or sensitive […]

Does Your Insurance Plan Covers Rabies?

If you have been reading most of our articles, you should have realized by now that Rabies is one of our main concerns; which is also one of the biggest concerns for most international tourists visiting this beautiful little island. With so many stray dogs roaming free on the streets, it’s only natural to prevent […]

FIRST AID LEARNING AFTER ANIMAL BITES TO STAY AWAY FROM RABIES

Energex and Ergon staff suffered 71 injuries from dog bites and nearly 200 other incidents and close-calls in Queensland between July 2017 and October 2018.

First aid learning after got bitten by animal is really important for you to know to stay away from rabies. At the time a rabid animal bites you, there’s no way to know whether the animal has transmitted the rabies virus to you. For this reason, treatment to prevent the rabies virus from infecting your […]

HOW DOES A SQUIRREL CAN BE INFECTED BY RABIES

A Squirrel is member of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents. The squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including woodchucks), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents. Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa, and were introduced by humans to Australia. The earliest known […]

Updated, How To Get Protected From Rabies In Bali

Rabies is an infectious viral disease that is almost always fatal following the onset of clinical symptoms. In up to 99% of cases, domestic dogs are responsible for rabies virus transmission to humans. Yet, rabies can affect both domestic and wild animals. It is spread to people through bites or scratches, usually via saliva. Rabies […]