New, Faster, Rabies Test Could Save Lives

Rabies is fatal if not treated early. With a better test, people exposed to potentially rabid animals could avoid the weeks-long series of shots now given to prevent the disease.
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Zoonoses and Public Health, EarlyView.
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Guangxi is the province most seriously affected by rabies virus (RABV) in China. Those most affected by RABV each year are people in rural areas, where dogs are the main cause of human infection with the virus.
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Human animal-bite injuries are a serious public health problem due to associated risk for rabies virus exposure. Animal-bite injuries especially dog bites are useful indicators for assessing the risk of rabies...
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Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd, a vaccine maker at the center of a safety scandal in China, began falsifying production records for its rabies vaccine in April 2014, state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday.
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This study has provided useful baseline data that can then be used to (1) design a village-based animal disease reporting system which is currently lacking in the surveyed villages and (2) support the county government’s efforts to manage animal diseases incl uding zoonoses, through better reporting, for improved health, nutrition, and livelihoods.
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ConclusionContact tracing was successful in case detection of probable rabid animal exposures and suitable for a period of one year.
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Publication date: 1 October 2018Source: Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Volume 158Author(s): Fatima Yahiaoui, Moustafa Kardjadj, Younes Laidoudi, Hacène Medkour, Meriem Hind Ben-MahdiAbstractRabies is a neglected zoonotic disease. Several animal species can transmit rabies, but domestic dogs are the main reservoir implicated in rabies transmission to human and other susceptible animals. There is a scarcity of data regarding canine rabies in Algeria. Hence, this report is the first study that attempts to understand the epidemiology of dog rabies through a retrospective national study of rabies cases between 2010 and ...
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Rabies kills an estimated 20,000 people in India every year, according to the government's National Rabies Control Programme.
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