rabies


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Synonyms for rabies

an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal)

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The control of rabies largely depends on the prevention of infection in dogs and cats by vaccination in endemic areas and the control of their movement, including measures of quarantine and vaccination (36).
This year's theme "Barangay Kaagapay, Laban sa Rabies Tagumpay" urges Local Government Units (LGUs), especially the barangays, to do their part in fighting rabies which is responsible for the death of 300 to 400 Filipinos annually.
In fact, the number of those infected with rabies considerably increased.
P)(NASDAQ:GRFS) reported on Tuesday the receipt of approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a new higher potency formulation 300 IU/ml) of its HyperRAB rabies immune globulin [human] for treatment of rabies postexposure prophylaxis.
We also need to worry about rabies as well because it is equally a concern to the Veterinary department.
On September 22, 2015, public health officials of Haiti requested assistance with the investigation of a suspected human rabies death in Platfon, a rural part (human population 769) of the Gonaives Arrondissement.
The day also marks the anniversary of Louis Pasteur's death, the French chemist and microbiologist, who developed the first rabies vaccine.
Rabies always kills its victims; the only possible cure involves a medically induced coma, a cocktail of antiviral drugs, and a high potential for brain damage.
The suspected rabies death in Jamindan town, however, has an exposure history from Las Pias, Manila, PHO Medical Specialist Dr.
Several modifications were made, including explicit encouragement of interdisciplinary approaches to rabies control, recommendations to collect and report additional data elements on rabid domestic animals to the national level, and updates to the list of marketed animal rabies vaccines.
org) dedicated to victims of rabies and the families the've left behind.
The present study was conducted to screen out randomly selected stray dogs (n= 80) for rabies virus at eight sites in the district of Faisalabad, Pakistan.
CENEVRE (CyHAN)- A new framework to eliminate human rabies and save tens of thousands of lives each year has been launched by the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Global Alliance for the Control of Rabies (GARC).
If another animal, like a dog, were to eat a dead, rabid animal, he would get rabies and die.