Rabies could return to the US despite strict vaccine regulations, CDC warns
Last year a five-month-old puppy from Azerbaijan spent three days with a family in Pennsylvania before suffering the disease. Its paperwork said it had been vaccinated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rabies: CDC Updates PrEP Vaccination Recommendations Rabies: CDC Updates PrEP Vaccination Recommendations
In trying to simplify recommendations and make rabies immunization less expensive, the CDC designated five risk levels with different advice based on the level of risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Rabies in a Dog Imported from Azerbaijan - Pennsylvania, 2021
This report describes a case of rabies in a dog imported from Azerbaijan to the United States. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Animal-Related Diseases Dog Bites Dogs, Infections from MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pets Animals Rabies Rabies Vaccine Vaccination Vaccines Source Type: news

Vaccine update: issue 329, May 2022, UKHSA (published 16th May 2022)
This issue features routine vaccination update, MMR vaccination reminder, chickenpox exposures in pregnant women, rabies-like viruses in bats in the UK, immunisation schedule resources, flu immunisation programme 2022 to 2023, updated diphtheria guidelines and vaccine supply. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of a Modified Preexposure Prophylaxis Vaccination Schedule to Prevent Human Rabies: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, 2022
This report describes updates from Advisory Committee On Immunization Practices on rabies PrEp recommendations. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 5, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pre-exposure prophylaxis PReP Prevention Rabies Rabies Vaccine Vaccination Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Specific Vaccines Infection Cont Source Type: news

Epidemiology of rabies immune globulin use in paediatric and adult patients in the USA: a cross-sectional prevalence study - Burke RV, Russo P, Sicilia M, Wolowich W, Amega N, Nguyen HB.
OBJECTIVES: To compare the epidemiology of paediatric and adult patients receiving rabies immune globulin (RIG). DESIGN: Cross-sectional prevalence study. SETTING: Eligible participants from the Symphony Integrated Dataverse presenting between ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rabies shows how scale of transmission can enable acute infections to persist at low prevalence
Science,<a href="https://www.science.org/toc/science/376/6592">Volume 376, Issue 6592</a>, Page 512-516, April 2022. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 28, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Mancy, Malavika Rajeev, Ahmed Lugelo, Kirstyn Brunker, Sarah Cleaveland, Elaine A. Ferguson, Karen Hotopp, Rudovick Kazwala, Matthias Magoto, Kristyna Rysava, Daniel T. Haydon, Katie Hampson Source Type: news

Ukrainians Face New Hurdle at U.S. Border: No Dogs
Federal health guidelines limit the entry of pets from countries like Ukraine with a high incidence of rabies. For some refugees, the rule has been devastating. #usbordernodogsfederal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Translocation of an Anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla) Infected with Rabies from Virginia to Tennessee Resulting in Multiple Human Exposures, 2021
This report describes a case of rabies virus in a tamandua leading to exposure among multiple people. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 14, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Diseases & Conditions MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Public Health Rabies Rabies Vaccine Wildlife diseases Source Type: news

Capitol Hill Fox That Bit Nine People Tests Positive for Rabies Capitol Hill Fox That Bit Nine People Tests Positive for Rabies
The rabies virus, which affects the central nervous system, has the highest mortality rate of any disease in the world (99.9%).WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 7, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fox kits from US Capitol grounds euthanized; their mother had rabies
#uscapitol (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Capitol Hill Fox That Bit 9 People Tests Positive for Rabies
The fox on Capitol Hill responsible for biting at least nine people tested positive for rabies after being euthanized Wednesday. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fox that attacked congressman and others near Capitol had rabies, officials say
City health officials said the female fox was euthanized, and that its kits were captured. #congressman #cityhealthofficials #healthofficials (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fox caught on Capitol grounds and euthanized tests positive for rabies
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning: Climate Crisis Is Now the Single Biggest Health Threat Facing Humanity
This year’s World Health Day launched a new warning: more than 13 million deaths around the world each year are due to “avoidable environmental causes”. Credit: BigstockBy Baher KamalMADRID, Apr 5 2022 (IPS) While the world’s top scientists and experts continue their arduous work to finally submit to politicians at the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt (7-18 November 2022), a new alert now emerges: the climate crisis has already become the single biggest health threat to humankind. But this new alert should be no surprise: it rather constitutes the logic, expected cons...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Development & Aid Environment Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations World Health Day Source Type: news