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2008-08-06 15:00:34

PLAYWRIGHT and author Stuart Spencer arrived in Edinburgh in the nick of time despite worries he might miss the world premiere of his new show Strange Bedfellows, at the Zoo venue, due to a strange bedfellow of his own. Spencer awoke in his uptown New York home to find blood marks on his pillow and two teeth marks in his head. He wandered into the bathroom only to discover a very sick bat in his bath. Spencer immediately sought medical help and was prescribed four injections for rabies....

2008-08-06 09:01:04

Nutra Pharma Corp. (OTCBB:NPHC), a biotechnology company that is developing drugs for HIV and Multiple Sclerosis, has announced today that its wholly-owned drug discovery subsidiary, ReceptoPharm, Inc., has renewed its collaborative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study RPI-78M and RPI-MN as a possible therapy for Rabies. RPI-78M is ReceptoPharm's leading drug candidate for the treatment of autoimmune and neurological disorders and RPI-MN is...

2008-08-05 18:00:40

By Staff Reports EDEN -- An animal vaccination, heartworm check and microchip clinic will be held Saturday. Clinic hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. at Town & Country Pet Care, 7741 N.C. 14. Dogs and cats can receive rabies vaccinations for $5 and microchip implants for $30. Heartworm checks for dogs are $15. Vaccinations for distemper, kennel cough, parvo, corona, upper respiratory disease and leukemia are $20. Proceeds will go toward the Rockingham County Canine Club and Yorkshire...

2008-08-05 12:01:07

NanoViricides has signed a materials cooperative research and development agreement with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia for rabies treatment study. The study, to be performed in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Rabies program, is scheduled to begin soon. This study will expand on two successful animal studies of RabiCide-I performed previously by the government of Vietnam. Anil Diwan, president of...

2008-08-05 09:01:31

By Amy Hunter, Bristol Herald Courier, Va. Aug. 5--A Piney Flats resident was recently exposed to rabies after being bitten by a bat that later tested positive for the disease. The resident, who was not identified, was bitten on July 29 while in a barn along with several animals, according to a news release from the Sullivan County Health Department. The case is the 12th confirmed case of rabies in Sullivan County in 2008. Laura Boggan, public information officer for the health...

2008-08-05 00:00:32

The Allegheny County Health Department is looking for people who may have come in contact with a rabid stray cat. The department said today that a long-haired black cat with white chest hair found near Gardenville Road in Bethel Park last week has tested positive for rabies. It bit at least one person and has since been euthanized. "We're encouraging anyone else who may have been bitten or scratched by this stray cat to come forward, so they can be evaluated and treated without delay," Dr....

2008-08-04 09:01:05

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB), (the "Company") said that it has signed a Materials Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (MCRADA) with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia for rabies treatment study. The study, to be performed in collaboration with the CDC Rabies Program, is scheduled to begin soon. "This study will expand on two successful animal studies of RabiCide(TM)-I performed previously by the government of Vietnam,"...

2008-07-29 03:00:00

By David Anderson, The Free Press, Kinston, N.C. Jul. 29--A raccoon killed by two local dogs last week has tested positive for rabies, county officials reported Monday. It is the first confirmed cased of rabies in Lenoir County this year, Health Director Joey Huff said. There were no confirmed cases in 2007. "Any time we get a rabies case, we always let the public know because it's out there and people just need to be aware of it," Dr. Ray Randall of Kinston's Riverbank Animal Hospital...

2008-07-26 15:00:43

By Colleen Lamay, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Jul. 26--Health officials are warning the public to stay away from bats and to make sure their pets are current on vaccinations after two rabid bats were found in Ada County. Two rabid bats also were recently reported in Kootenai County. No information was available on the circumstances surrounding the four cases, but rabid bats are not unusual in Idaho. Last year, 12 rabid bats were reported statewide. Rabies causes a fatal viral...

2008-07-21 18:00:46

Travelers headed to the Beijing Olympics or other international destinations should get vaccinations early, a U.S. infectious-disease specialist said. Dr. Doug Hardy of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center Dallas said people headed overseas are more likely to develop traveler's diarrhea than a serious disease but it's better to be safe than sorry. Though the risk of contracting a serious disease is slight, hepatitis A and B and measles are...


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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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