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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...

2008-09-23 15:00:34

MILLSBORO, Del., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- American pet owners and their animals can help save lives in Africa through vaccinations administered in the U.S. between now and December 31, 2008. Pet owners are invited to double the impact of the annual veterinary visit and give a global dimension to rabies prevention through the Afya Serengeti project. Afya Serengeti, "Health for Serengeti" in Swahili, is seeking to control rabies in this region of Tanzania by vaccinating domestic dogs,...

2008-08-28 09:01:23

State health officials say the supply of rabies vaccine for humans is limited nationwide due to a higher demand and a production delay, and they're advising people to take steps to reduce the risks. The Health Department says rabies vaccine for pets is still widely available. Health officials are urging people to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations and to avoid unknown, stray or wild animals or contact with the saliva of livestock that are ill. They also want people to report animals...

2008-08-18 18:00:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health said today that a kitten found in the Seven Valleys area of southern York County has tested positive for rabies. The young, multicolored calico kitten was found at the intersection of Union Church and Reynolds Mill roads in Springfield Township on Aug. 6. A local resident took the kitten home. It appeared ill at that time and died on Aug. 9. Health Department officials would like to speak to anyone...

2008-08-12 03:01:02

Total revenue and other operating income increased by 51% to EUR 59.6 million, compared to EUR 39.4 million in the second quarter of 2007. Solid gross margins of 36% and significantly reduced net loss for the second quarter to EUR 7.9 million compared to EUR 18.2 million in Q207. 2008 full year guidance reiterated: total revenue and other operating income growth of 20% in constant currencies[1]; higher margins; positive cash flow. Leiden, The Netherlands (August 12, 2008) - Dutch biopharma...

2008-08-07 12:01:26

Nutra Pharma has announced that its wholly-owned drug discovery subsidiary, ReceptoPharm, has renewed its collaborative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study RPI-78M and RPI-MN as a possible therapy for rabies. RPI-78M is ReceptoPharm's drug candidate for the treatment of autoimmune and neurological disorders and RPI-MN is its leading antiviral drug candidate. Paul Reid, CEO of ReceptoPharm, said: "This collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control...

2008-08-07 03:00:35

By Allison M. Heinrichs, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Over the past seven years, Allegheny County's rabid raccoon population has taken a nose-dive -- thanks to hundreds of thousands of waxy, smelly, brown blocks of vaccine-laced bait. Health Department workers last week hand-delivered 190,000 packets of oral rabies vaccine to the brush and ditches to the county's 130 municipalities. People should leave the bait alone unless it is on their lawns, in a street or somewhere else...


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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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