N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik voted up Ray Dart's answer

The very few people to have survived rabies almost always have brain damage, sometimes reversible, usually not.

The level of antibodies in the blood to provide protection is not well understood, and there is insufficient data to know whether anyone has been exposed to the disease on a second or subsequent occasion.

There are quite large populations … Read more

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik thanked Ray Dart's answer

The very few people to have survived rabies almost always have brain damage, sometimes reversible, usually not.

The level of antibodies in the blood to provide protection is not well understood, and there is insufficient data to know whether anyone has been exposed to the disease on a second or subsequent occasion.

There are quite large populations … Read more

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik commented on Anonymous' answer
I know it doesn't compare but have you ever heard of folks (fictional or otherwise) who think all bad things that happen to them are equal?