Name the disease and state how this disease is transmitted?

cbse
whydowefallill

#1

A rabid dog was seen in a colony and everyone was afraid of going near it. Name the disease and state how this disease is transmitted? The dog is presently considered the reservoir of the disease. What is the meaning of ‘reservoir’ here?
What steps should the government take to prevent the spread of the disease?


#2

The disease is rabies. It is transmitted by bite of rabid cat, dog or monkey. The dog is the reservoir of the disease. It means it is the source harboring the disease-causing organisms and thus, serves as potential source of multiple disease outbreaks.
Steps to be taken by government to prevent the spread of disease are:
(i) vaccination of the animals.
(ii) spay or neuter to decrease the number of stray animals.