Latest rabies Stories
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabies is a virus that occurs in mammals and infects the central nervous system; the disease can cause death in humans if it is not treated.
Rabies often is not confined to the borders of any country and coordinated international efforts are necessary to investigate cases, U.S. officials said.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), voted on Wednesday to change the standard number of shots needed for rabies from five to four.
BEIJING, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Chinese state media announced that the dog cull in Hanzhong city, Shaanxi Province has reached a death toll of 36,000. Claiming rabies outbreak, the city has sent out dog-beating squads to kill any animal spotted on the street, stray or owned.
1,000 Volunteers Trained Across the US and Canada DULUTH, Ga., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to the welfare of animals and raising public awareness about rabies, Merial Pet Vaccines has partnered with Noah's Wish, an international, nonprofit pet disaster relief organization, to provide rabies awareness and prevention training to its volunteers.
A London couple said they became so enamored with a cat they saw online that they traveled 3,900 miles to Michigan to adopt him. Rose and Chris Rasmussen said they were searching for black and white cats online about seven months ago when they came across the adoption ad for Sparky, a cat at the Clare County Animal Shelter in Harrison, Mich., the (Mt.
Experts who believe immunizing dogs rather than making more vaccines to treat people is the best method to fight the disease will now see their theory put to a test.
Someone in the developing world â€“ particularly in rural Africa - dies from a rabid dog bite every 10 minutes.
DALIAN, China, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Bio-Immunity Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHHB) (China Bio-Immunity" or "the Company"), a China-based company that develops, produces, manufactures and markets proprietary vaccine-based prophylactics and therapeutics exclusively within China through it wholly-owned subsidiary, Dalian Jingang-Andi Bio-products Co.
Angolan health officials warned on Monday that further efforts are required to prevent the spread of rabies, which has killed 82 children in Luanda, more than 20 of them in the last two weeks.
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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