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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Tens of thousands of people die from rabies each year and, worldwide, 4 out of every 10 people bitten by suspected rabid dogs are children aged under 15 years.
NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mission Rabies to donate health care products valued at more than $60,000 to support a vaccination campaign in Malawi.
Rabies is endemic in the bat population, Benton County Environmental Health Division Director Bill Emminger said.
Addressing the concluding ceremony of a seminar organized by the Pet Centre of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore, he called for ensuring availability of vaccine down to village level for the prevention of rabies.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 55,000 people worldwide die of rabies every year, mostly in Asia and Africa.
The Virginia Department of Health confirmed 488 rabies cases in 2013.
It is adjacent to Guangxi, Guizhou, and Sichunag Provinces, which have the highest incidences of human rabies in China (9).
Rabies remains major public health problem in many countries in Asia, South and Central America, Africa and some Pacific islands, where unvaccinated dogs roam freely.
Five weeks after arriving in Calgary, the rescued puppy abruptly became aggressive, and veterinarians considered rabies among the differential diagnoses.
Polyclinic Hospital administration said that there is no anti rabies vaccine available in hospital so patients are forced to purchase this vaccine from open market.
Current rabies vaccines use weakened pathogens to develop resistance.
Since 1995, public health authorities in the Lone Star state have been flying over wild areas of southern and western Texas, dropping millions of such cleverly camouflaged baits filled with rabies vaccine.
For the folks at the Holden Veterinary Clinic, that's a good reminder about the importance of rabies shots.
A Maryland man who contracted rabies from a tainted kidney he received a year and a half ago died of the disease in February.
According to reports, the Specialist told his mother that he was ordered to shoot the feral dog and have it sent for rabies testing.