Rabies in Bali. What to do if you're bitten by an animal.

What you need to know about the rabies virus
Rabies is an acute infectious disease that affects both animals and humans. It is caused by a virus that attacks the central nervous system and always results in a fatal outcome after the appearance of clinical symptoms. Over 50,000 people die from this virus annually worldwide, and approximately 10 million people receive vaccination against rabies. The only way to avoid death is to get vaccinated in a timely manner. Fortunately, vaccinations are 100% effective if administered before irreversible consequences occur in the body.
The source of rabies is wild and domestic animals that become infected in their natural environment, often through an attack by another animal carrying the virus. Human infection occurs from contact with the saliva of an infected animal. The causative agent of rabies is a specific virus present in the saliva of an infected animal.
However, there is no need to panic immediately. The tales of receiving 40 injections in the stomach are no longer relevant, as modern medicine has advanced. Nowadays, four doses or even just one are often sufficient to prevent irreversible consequences.
If you were bitten
If you have been bitten by an animal, including an unvaccinated domestic pet, you should take the following steps immediately. First, thoroughly wash the wound or scratch with soap for 10 minutes. Then, urgently seek medical attention at a hospital and get vaccinated against rabies. If a domestic dog bites you, place it in a cage and observe for symptoms. (If the dog is already infected, unfortunately, it will die in a few days, and there is no cure.) If everything is fine with the animal after two weeks, you can stop additional vaccinations, as one will be sufficient.
If you are bitten or scratched by a street dog, a stray, or an unfamiliar animal (which in Bali could include monkeys, bats, and other wildlife), you should get vaccinated on the same day. Undergo a medical examination and screening (in some cases, based on the doctor's decision, a repeat dose may be administered on the same day). The rabies vaccine is administered a total of four times: on the first day after the bite, on the third day, after a week, and after two weeks.
There are two types of vaccines:
1) the rabies vaccine (called Verorab in Indonesia) 
2) rabies immunoglobulin, a serum containing antibodies.
Where can I get the vaccine?
1. BIMС Hospital Nusa Dua
Opening hours: 24 hours a day, telephone numbers: +62-361-3000-911, +62-811-3896-113 (Whatsapp chat)
Vaccine Verorab
Price with KITAS visa: 611,000 IDR
Price without visa, with passport: 670,000 IDR
Doctor consultation on Kitas visa: 145,000 IDR
Passport consultation: 680,000 IDR
Night consultation from 10:00 pm to 08:00 am
With Kitas visa: 500,000 IDR
By passport: 950,000 IDR
2. BIMС Hospital Kuta 
Opening hours: around the clock, telephones: +62-361-761-263, +62-811-3960-8500 (whatsapp),
Prices for the vaccine and doctor's consultation:
Vaccine price with KITAS visa: 610,000 IDR
Vaccine price without a visa, with a passport: 663,000 IDR
Doctor consultation on Kitas visa: 200,000 IDR
Passport consultation: 700,000 IDR
Night consultation from 10:00 pm to 08:00 am
With Kitas visa: 615,000 IDR
By passport: 875,000 IDR
 3. BIMC Ubud Medical Centre
Opening hours: 09:00 – 21:00, telephones: +62-361-2091-030, +62-811-399-552 (whatsapp),
Prices for the vaccine and doctor's consultation:
Vaccine price with KITAS visa: 550,000 IDR
Vaccine price without a visa, with a passport: 598,000 IDR
Doctor consultation on Kitas visa: 200,000 IDR (Mon-Sat), 615,000 IDR (Sunday and holidays)
Consultation with a doctor without a Kitas visa: 670,000 IDR (Mon-Sat), 845,000 IDR (Sunday and holidays)
4. Siloam Medika Canggu
Opening hours: 09:00–21:00, telephones: (0361)-934-8888, +620811-3991-134 (whatsapp)
Visit including vaccine and doctor consultation:
For Kitas visa holder: IDR 1,100,000
Without a visa on a passport: 1,500,000 IDR
Price for Immunoglobulin serum – 7,800,000 IDR
5. Wangaya Regional General Hospital
Opening hours: 09:00–21:00, telephones: (0361) 222141, (0361) 222 487,
They have a vaccine, but they said that all the information will appear after a doctor’s examination and screening, for this you need to go to the emergency room at the hospital (UGD).
6. Balimed Hospital Denpasar
Opening hours: 24/7, phone: +62 855-3906-501
This hospital provides rabies vaccination, but it needs to be administered twice. The cost is 367,000 IDR per injection. Vaccines may not be available everywhere, but you can call any hospital in your area, visit a clinic associated with your insurance policy, go to the nearest emergency care center where staff can provide treatment and assist in finding the vaccine.
Take care of yourself and be vigilant, especially with children. Avoid letting them pet stray dogs, prevent dog licking, and avoid close contact with animals.
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