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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...

2008-10-04 18:00:03

HEALTH officials have issued a public health warning against rabies after an Iraqi puppy with the disease arrived in the United States. The dog was part of a rescue operation to unite American soldiers with abandoned animals they had adopted. Named Crusader, the puppy was among 24 dogs and two cats which arrived in Newark in June. The shipment was part of an international rescue operation called Operation Baghdad Pups, organised by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals...

2008-10-01 15:00:50

Dutch biopharma company Crucell N.V. today announced the preliminary results of the first phase II clinical study of its investigational rabies monoclonal antibody combination, which started on 31 March 2008 in the US. Crucell has a collaboration and commercialization agreement with sanofi pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group, for Crucell's rabies monoclonal antibodies to be used in combination with rabies vaccine for post-exposure prophylaxis against...

2008-09-29 18:00:12

A WOMAN in the US got an extra jolt after her morning coffee when she found a bat in the filter and is being treated for possible rabies. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-29 00:00:11

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - It wasn't just the caffeine that gave an Iowa woman an extra jolt after she had her morning coffee. It also was the bat she found in the filter. The Iowa Department of Public Health says the woman reported a bat in her house but wasn't too worried about it. She turned on her automatic coffee maker before bedtime and drank her coffee the next morning. She discovered the bat in the filter when she went to clean it that night. The woman has undergone treatment for...


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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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