The disease i'm about to talk about is rabies, you can get it by infected animals through a bite from the infected animals.
The animals that give you rabies is a bat, fox, coyote, and a raccoon
The wound can become infected. Once in the body, the virus spreads quickly to the spinal cord and brain. It is possible to catch the disease without getting bitten.
What happens when you get bitten?
The symptoms of rabies may be similar to those of the flu including general weakness or discomfort, fever, or headache. These symptoms may last for days. There may also be itching sensation at the cite of the bite which progresses by a few days of cerebral dysfunction, anxiety, confusion, and agitation.
The medical treatment for rabies is a fast acting shot to prevent the virus from infecting you
Part of this injection is given near where you where bitten you will have to get the shot as soon as possible.
Also 2 important facts about rabies is it affects your nervous system and rabies is spread by the saliva the only way to test rabies is by an examination of the brain tissue.