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2009-07-09 13:13:48

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Weekly Report said countries should coordinate investigations of multinational cases and re-enforce preventative messages domestically and internationally, especially regarding human rabies prevention and animal rabies control along shared borders. Rabies can be fatal fatal disease without...

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2009-06-25 10:50:00

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), voted on Wednesday to change the standard number of shots needed for rabies from five to four. Regulators agreed that four shots given over the first 14 days following rabies exposure was just as effective as giving five shots. The ACIP is made up of 15 experts in fields related to immunization. Members have been selected by the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services to advise the US Centers for Disease Control and...

2009-06-16 16:13:00

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. According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare's (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) Asia Regional Director, Grace Ge Gabriel, "Mass killing of dogs is ineffective in controlling rabies in the long-term....

2009-05-19 09:58:00

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. As part of this effort, Merial technical service veterinarians are traveling to nine training sessions in the US and Canada to...

2009-05-18 13:31:30

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. Pleasant, Mich.) Morning Sun reported Monday. The couple said they could have had the feline shipped to his new London home, but during...

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2009-03-16 16:51:05

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. A new program backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Health Organization (WHO) will determine whether this approach helps eliminate the virus in South Africa, the Philippines and Tanzania, according to a Reuters report. Rabies is a highly infectious and almost always fatal virus that kills one person every...

2009-03-13 09:51:49

Someone in the developing world "“ particularly in rural Africa - dies from a rabid dog bite every 10 minutes.But global elimination of this horrific disease appears to be possible, according to a team which includes scientists from McMaster University, Britain and the United States.In a paper in the current issue of PLoS Biology, they report their analysis of data on rabies transmission in two districts of rural Tanzania (Serengeti and Ngorongoro) and suggest that with "sustained,...

2009-03-05 17:11:00

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. Ltd (Dalian JGAD), today announced an update regarding the nationwide recall of its rabies vaccines. The National...

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2009-02-23 13:39:49

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. "In 30 years I have never seen as many cases as this. I think we have to do a lot more about the circulation of dogs in the city," Luis Bernardino, director general of Luanda's Bernardino pediatric hospital, told AFP. Rabies is transmitted to humans through the saliva of an infected animal that bites...

2009-02-05 06:00:00

INCHEON, South Korea, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Celltrion, Inc., a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, have signed a Letter of Intent to permit joint research on the development of novel antibodies to protect people exposed to the rabies virus. Medical attention for a person exposed to rabies is a two-step procedure. First, rabies immune globulin (RIG) is given to provide immediate antibodies neutralizing the rabies virus....


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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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