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Get Your Rabies Vaccination at Miles Pharmacy
What do I need to know about the Rabies vaccination? Before travelling, you should understand the risk of Rabies at your travel destination. Rabies is found around the globe, particularly in Africa, Asia, Africa, and parts of South and Central America. When travelling to countries where Rabies is common, it is important to get the Rabies vaccination to protect yourself.
To prepare for your trip, book a travel consultation with one of our travel health experts at Miles Pharmacy Travel Clinic. Our staff can advise you if you need the Rabies vaccine, additional travel vaccines, or medications for your upcoming travel plans.
Miles Pharmacy Travel Clinic is located in Epsom, servicing areas Banstead, Sutton, Stoneleigh, Cheam, Chessington, and Worcester Park.
What Is Rabies?
Rabies is a serious viral infection that attacks the nervous system and brain and can be fatal rapidly. You get rabies from an infected animal if you have not been vaccinated. Most Rabies cases are from dog bites, but all animals can get Rabies and pass it on, including cats, bats, and monkeys.
Luckily, Rabies is a 100% preventable with the vaccine. It protects you and simplifies treatment should you get exposed to the Rabies virus.
Make your appointment today at Miles Pharmacy Travel Clinic for a Rabies vaccination!
Symptoms of Rabies can start to appear within a few days up to more than a year after the bite happens. Early symptoms of rabies include pain, fever, and unusual tingling where the wound was. As the virus spreads to the central nervous system, progressive and fatal inflammation of the spinal cord and brain develops which can cause death.
Other symptoms include:
- Sore throat
- Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea
- Intolerance to noise and bright light
- Irritability, anger, or depression
Rabies Vaccination Services at Miles Pharmacy
A course of the pre-exposure Rabies vaccine is available and recommended for all travellers visiting high-risk areas before travel.
The vaccine requires 3 doses of injections given over 21 days to provide complete protection. For last-minute travellers, you can opt for the accelerated Rabies vaccination series, whereby full protection is provided over 7 days.
Miles Pharmacy aims to make travel health protection accessible to all.
Rabies Vaccination Services are available at Miles Pharmacy in Epsom, servicing areas Banstead, Sutton, Stoneleigh, Cheam, Chessington, and Worcester Park. Our Travel Clinic is staffed by vaccine specialists who can provide advice on every aspect of travel health and safety.
Please contact us for more information on pricing.