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2009-01-14 07:22:00

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) www.htdsmedical.com management representatives are currently in China negotiating a merger agreement with Shenzhen Mellow Hope Pharm Industrial Co., Ltd. (Mellow Hope). Mellow Hope is the biggest exporter of Biological Vaccines in China, and has a product line that encompasses vaccines for influenza, tetanus, diphtheria and other diseases; Blood based products including human rabies immunoglobulin; and active...

2008-12-19 12:43:05

Sixty-nine rabbits are up for adoption after being rescued from an abandoned apartment in Illinois, officials said. DuPage County Animal Care and Control officials said the animals were removed from the apartment because of health concerns, the Naperville (Ill.) Sun said Friday. The officials did not offer other details on the removal of the rabbits. The cost to adopt one of the rabbits is $15. Each animal will either be spayed or neutered upon adoption. DCACC officials say potential adoptive...

2008-12-10 22:08:05

A Santa Claus posing with pets at a New Jersey Petsmart store says a bobcat brought in by a woman scratched and bit his hand and arm. Jonathan Bebbington, who was dressed as Santa for the Santa Paws charity event in Hamilton Township, said the cat bit him several times during his 5-minute struggle with it, WMGM-TV in Linwood, N.J., reported Wednesday. The feline's owner, who told volunteers her pet had been shipped from Wyoming for $1,500, left with the bobcat after the incident without...

2008-11-11 03:00:33

Crucell achieves profitability in Q3 2008. Crucell announces third quarter 2008 results with net income of EUR 12.3 million. Total revenue and other operating income increased by 31% to EUR 82.1 million compared to the same quarter last year. Gross margin in the third quarter mproved to 50% (from 36% last year). 2008 full year guidance for total revenue and other operating income growth increased to 25-30% in constant currencies (from 20%). Leiden, The Netherlands (November 11, 2008) -...

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2008-11-10 13:09:14

Scientists are in a race against time to save the world's rarest wolf from extinction. Up to two-thirds of all Ethiopian wolves are being threatened by rabies passed from domestic dogs. Scientists from the UK and Ethiopia are currently vaccinating wolf packs to prevent the spread of the disease. Human encroachment into the wolves' habitat has caused the population to fall under 500. "Vaccinations are the only hope of maintaining the Ethiopian wolf population," said Dr. Claudio Sillero of...

2008-10-08 15:00:07

Dozens of students who touched a dead bat brought by a parent to a Montana elementary school have undergone rabies vaccinations, officials said. Officials say the parent, a local nurse, brought the bat to the school in Stevensville, Mont., last week as an apparent "show and tell" activity, and allowed close to 100 children to touch its body, The Ravalli Republic, Hamilton, Montana, reported Wednesday. After word of the incident got out, the Ravalli County, Mont., Health Department...

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2008-10-08 09:30:00

STEVENSVILLE, Mont. (AP) -- About 90 elementary school students in Montana have started a series of rabies shots after a parent let them touch a dead bat that was later confirmed to be diseased. The mother of two students gave presentations in five classrooms and allowed the kids to touch the dead bat last week. She offered each student who touched the bat a sanitary wipe. The exposed students will receive six shots of anti-rabies vaccine. Stevensville Elementary School officials say they...

2008-10-06 21:00:31

By Rajiv Sharma Mumbai: There was high drama at the JJ Hospital campus on Friday night when a rabies patient escaped from the isolation ward. Staff members faced a tough time in tackling the situation . Hospital sources said that the patient was admitted earlier last week after being bitten by a rabid dog. "It is not known how the patient managed to get out of the ward, but some of us saw him jump from the open window onto the parapet and then to the ground floor," a senior doctor said....

2008-10-06 18:00:08

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Media Relations, +1-404-639-3286 ATLANTA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDC experts caution parents, pediatricians, and veterinarians to be aware of the risks that exotic animals and pets can pose to children. A study released in Pediatrics'October issue outlined the diseases that can be transmitted to children when they come in contact with reptiles, rodents, mammals, birds, amphibians, non-human...

2008-10-06 09:00:57

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB) (the "Company"), commented on the recent and temporary change of its quotation symbol from NNVC.OB to NNVCE.OB. The "E" reflects that the Company has not yet filed its Form 10-KSB, annual report to shareholders. The Company's symbol will return to NNVC.OB once the Form 10-KSB is filed. The Company anticipates it will file our annual report within the time provided and expects there to be no significant change in its financial statements. Commenting...


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2011-02-23 17:45:51

The rabies virus is neurotropic virus, transmissible through the saliva of animals, that causes fatal disease in human and animals. Rabies is the type species of the Lyssavirus genus of Rhabdovirdae family. They are enveloped and single stranded RNA genome with negative-sense. All replication takes place in the cytoplasm. The virus has a bullet-like shape. Rabies enters the host cells through the endosomal transport pathway after receptor binding. After entry transcription of the viral...

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