Latest rabies Stories
Rabies rate in bats not as high as estimates suggest.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the many threats to human health, rabies is not often considered a serious concern in the U.S. because of its relative rarity.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rabies kills.
WSPA-funded vaccination program provides a successful alternative to inhumane mass culling of stray dogs DENPASAR, Bali, Sept 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across the world, hundreds of thousands of stray dogs are killed by government-led inhumane mass cullings, during which animals are poisoned, electrocuted, clubbed or shot in attempts to curb the spread of rabies.
With the potential to save tens of thousands of lives each year, a new cost-effective rabies therapy developed by MassBiologics at the University of Massachusetts and the Serum Institute of India took an important step forward with positive results from a Phase 1 study.
NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal health experts warn that fatal cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile are being reported in numerous states, even in areas where activity has been low for several years.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual oral rabies vaccination program is underway in 12 western Pennsylvania counties, Agriculture Secretary Russell C.
Four children died and hundreds of people are being treated for rabies after being attacked by vampire bats in Peru.
RHINELANDER, Wis., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Only 50% of dogs and a mere 40% of cats are vaccinated against vaccine preventable diseases like distemper, parvovirus, hepatitis and feline leukemia. These diseases damage or take the lives of countless pets each year.
HIV-AIDS. SARS. Ebola. Bird Flu. Swine Flu. Rabies. These are emerging infectious diseases where the viruses have jumped from one animal species into another and now infect humans.
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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