Latest rabies Stories
Furry, agile, intelligent and voracious: the raccoon is far from being a cuddly toy, which is what many people believe when they get one as a pet.
US scientists studying indigenous tribes in the Amazon have found six native Peruvian Amazonians who, after being bitten by rabid vampire bats, suffered no ill effects.
South American vampire bats continue to spread the rabies virus to both livestock and humans despite widespread culling of the flying bloodsuckers.
Human activity, habitat disruption may affect migration patterns and spread of infectious diseases.
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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