... I read an article then saw a TV news story about a guy who was bitten I believe two days ago , by (according to the TV news account )a rabid racoon. The newspaper article stated that he was taken to the hospital and given 8 shots and might face four more boosters. I know that the dreaded old style stomach injections are a thing of the past, but even still as I understand it,... (2 replies)
... I've had the rabies vaccine...it's 4 shots I think of immunoglobulin, to give immediate passive immunity...then 5 shots in the arm over 28 days to give active immunity. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. So far I've not gotten any more information. As a youngster I went through the 21 painful stomach injections, and I thought those shots were no longer given in that manner. Again thanks for replying. ... (4 replies)
... I know very little about rabies vaccine but what I did find confirms what you wrote. ... (4 replies)
... If someone has to have rabies shots after being bitten by an animal that potentially is a rabies carrier, do they still have to get them in the stomach? ... (4 replies)
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