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Rabies Vaccine

60,000 People Die Each Year From Rabies. A Simple Measure Can Put An End To These Deaths

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact

At the end of a hallway in a clinic in the Philippines, a single bed sits in the center of what has been designated the "Rabies Room." It's a confine...

Remembering Pasteur on World Rabies Day

Deborah Briggs | Posted 11.28.2013 | Impact
Deborah Briggs

While the film industry may have typecast rabies as a disease confined to once-cute dogs, the sad fact is that this terrifying, silent killer is anything but limited to dogs, and the devastation it causes is anything but confined to the big screen.

Global Outcry Against Injecting Beagle Puppies with Rabies

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
Neal Barnard, M.D.

It sounds like a scene from a horror movie: injecting rabies into beagle puppies and watching as they succumb to one of the most miserable of diseases. This isn't fiction. It's a cruel experiment that is real and imminent.

Taiwan Orders More Human Vaccine As Rabies Returns

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan has ordered tens of thousands of vaccine doses to protect people against the island's first rabies outbreak in more than...

Into the Wild: Rabies Prevention Tips for Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As the recent news reports have shown, rabies is still a risk worth learning about. Knowing how to not only identify an infected animal, but how to keep your pets out of harm's way, can mean the difference between life and death for our furry friends -- and can make for safer community.

Kidney Transplant Leads To Rabies Death

The Baltimore Sun | Scott Dance | Posted 05.15.2013 | DC

BALTIMORE _ The first Marylander to contract rabies since 1976 developed the virus through an organ transplant that took place more than a year before...

First Rabies Death In Maryland Since 1976

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green

A Maryland resident has died of rabies in the state's first recorded death from the virus since 1976. UPDATE: March 15, 12:01 p.m. -- The Centers f...

For World Rabies Day, Learn To Be Safe While Traveling

International SOS | Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel
International SOS

The Rabies virus exists in the animal populations of almost every country in the world.

Rabid Bats Strike Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Just in time for Halloween, comes a frightening story about blood-sucking bats -- who have rabies. A record-high of 45 rabid bats have been confirm...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

It'll be a busy week in science history. This week sees the 75th anniversary of one of the most talked-about aviation mysteries ever--and that's just ...

Pay Up For Your Pooch, Or Face A Steep Ticket From The City

Posted 12.26.2011 | Chicago

Chicago dogs who may have been living under the radar will soon have to be licensed, or their owners may find themselves slammed with tickets and fine...

Bangladesh To Vaccinate Stray Dogs To Check Rabies

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Bangladesh plans to vaccinate stray dogs instead of culling them in a bid to prevent rabies that annually kills some 2,000 people...

What You "Know" About Rabies Shots is Wrong

Ann Medlock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ann Medlock

There's no reason to fear rabies shots; the conventional wisdom of foot-long needles is a fiction, and the vaccine is 100% effective in preventing death by rabies.