Improving dog bite victim survey and estimation of annual human deaths due to suspected rabies cases in three selected Liberian cities and environs, 2008-2017 - Olugasa BO, Jomah ND, Dogba JB, Ishola OO, Olarinmoye AO, Adeola OA, Ojo JF, Aldosari AA.
Rabies remains a public health challenge of unknown magnitude in Liberia in spite of the goal of ensuring that no human in the country dies of rabies by 2030. The annual prevalence of Dog Bite Victims (DBVs) and true load of Annual Human Deaths (AHDs) d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An epidemiological study of the clinico-social profile of animal bite patients attending the anti-rabies clinic of a tertiary care hospital in New Delhi - Panda M, Kapoor R, Ramesh V.
BACKGROUND: Rabies is a zoonotic disease caused by the rabies virus (RABV). Annually about 59,000 persons die of rabies, of which 20,000 are from India alone. Rabies though 100% fatal is preventable with post-exposure prophylaxis which includes wound washi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

What Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Feel Like?
(CNN) — As the United States inches closer to authorizing a COVID-19 vaccine, many people may now let themselves start wondering what it will feel like to get it. Is it going to be like the flu vaccine? Will it be more painful? And what about side-effects? The two front-runners for getting an emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration — Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna — use new mRNA technology. No U.S.-licensed vaccine has ever used it, although researchers have been studying it for decades against infections like flu, rabies and Zika, and even for some types of cancer. The way these...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Covid-19 Boston, MA Healthcare Status News Coronavirus Moderna Therapeutics Pfizer Source Type: news

Stoneham Police Searching For Aggressive Coyote
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Featured News Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Stoneham News Source Type: news

Qualitative analysis of the perception of street dog bite victims and implication for the prevention of dog bites at a teaching hospital anti-rabies Clinic - Saleem SM, Jan SS, Khan SMS.
BACKGROUND: Aggression among the dogs has been stated as the most common cause of their biting nature by many dog experts. Most of the dog experts' opinion that many of the dog's bites are preventable. Objectives of the Study: Explore the victim's perc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Veterinary college receives $3.5 million NIH grant to develop Lyme disease vaccine
(Virginia Tech) Renowned tick immunobiologist Utpal Pal wants to adapt the rabies vaccination platform to produce antibodies that can protect against Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease. The intention is to apply this work to other tick-borne diseases in the future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa: Coping With Covid-19 Need Not Derail Progress Against Rabies
[The Conversation Africa] Before the emergence of the newest animal-borne disease, COVID-19, the world was in the last mile of eliminating one of the oldest animal-borne diseases - rabies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

World Rabies Day 2020 sustainable dog vaccination
Boehringer Ingelheim steps up its efforts to eliminate rabies through sustainable programs  Vaccinating dogs most effective to protect human lives  Boehringer Ingelheim supports local self-sustaining programs that fight rabies  Contributing to continuous rabies awareness and vaccination campaigns key to the company ’s strategy  (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - September 28, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Rabies in a Dog Imported from Egypt - Kansas, 2019
This report describes an instance of canine rabies in a rescue dog imported from Egypt. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rabies Source Type: news

The Thai Red Cross protocol experience in C ôte d'Ivoire - Tetchi M, Coulibaly MB, Kallo V, Traoré GS, Issaka T, Joseph B, Gerber F, Léchenne M, Zinsstag J, Bonfoh B.
Rabies is a public health problem in the world especially in C ôte d'Ivoire. The epidemiological surveillance of rabies revealed 10,197 exposures with 17 deaths in 2015 and 11,481 exposures with 18 deaths in 2016. The management of exposed people was based... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Guidance - Rabies risk in terrestrial animals by country
The country or animal risks as assessed by PHE for use in post-exposure risk assessments. They incorporate the presence or absence of rabies in domestic and wild animals, surveillance systems in place and consideration of UK traveller behaviour (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A cross sectional study to assess the knowledge and response to dog bite among the urban and rural population of Hubballi taluk - Godbole M, Joshi AR, Bant DD.
BACKGROUND: Rabies is a fatal zoonotic disease of the central nervous system, most commonly caused by the bite of rabid dogs. Globally canine rabies causes 59,000 human deaths, over 3.7 million DALYs and 8.6 billion USD economic losses annually. These loss... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological profile of animal bite patients attending emergency department at a tertiary care health facility in a northern hilly Indian city - Kumar S, Gupta A, Sachdeva A, Chaudhary A, Chamotra S.
BACKGROUND: Rabies is a highly infectious zoonotic disease with a high case fatality rate. In India, approximately 20,000 deaths among 17.4 million exposed people occur every year. The data on animal bites is scarce and unreliable due to poor surveillance ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sociodemographic profile and treatment seeking behaviour of animal bite patients attending the anti-rabies clinic at Patiala, Punjab - Singh AD, Rochwani R.
BACKGROUND: Rabies is an acute fatal viral disease. It can be prevented by eliminating exposures to rabid animals or by providing exposed persons prompt post exposure prophylaxis consist of local treatment of wounds in combination with appropriate administ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study of demographic profile of animal bite cases and management practices in a dedicated anti rabies clinic of a tertiary care hospital, Hassan, Karnataka - Gowda P, J SK, Metri SS, Sundar M.
BACKGROUND: Animal bites cause a big burden in terms of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. These bites could be caused by rabid animals causing rabies. Annually about 59,000 persons die of rabies, of which 20,000 is from India alone. Rabies thou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pattern, profile and care seeking behaviour of animal bite cases and escorts in anti-rabies centre of a city in North India - Singh A, Singh A.
BACKGROUND: Animal bites are a neglected public health problem and remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. There are many myths and misconceptions regarding animal bites i.e. application of herbs, lime, chilli powder etc., on wound... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Profile of dog bite cases reporting to ARV OPD of a tertiary care hospital - Subramanya SU, Kembhavi RS.
BACKGROUND: Animal bites pose a major public health problem in children and adults worldwide. Rabies is a viral zoonosis caused by bite of a rabid dog that occurs in>100 countries and territories. India accounts for 60% of all the world burden of rabies r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Bat Got Into Your House? Here's What to Do
“Bats are like people: They panic and can’t calm down,” a researcher said. Here’s how you can help safely evict your unexpected visitor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Mele Tags: Bats Content Type: Service Rabies Source Type: news

Using surveillance of animal bite patients to decipher potential risks of rabies exposure from domestic animals and wildlife in Brazil - Benavides JA, Megid J, Campos A, Hampson K.
Direct contact with domestic animals and wildlife is linked to zoonotic spillover risk. Patients presenting with animal-bite injuries provide a potentially valuable source of surveillance data on rabies viruses that are transmitted primarily by animal bite... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Immunoglobulin: when to use, PHE (updated 26th August 2020)
PHE's immunoglobulin handbook, providing guidance on administering immunoglobulin to prevent serious disease. 26 August 2020 Updated Rabies and Immunoglobulin Service (RIgS). 14 October 2019 Updated'Rabies and Immunoglobulin Service: use of approved courier services'. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Convalescent Plasma Could Help Fight COVID-19
The last time most of us gave any thought to antibodies was probably in high school biology, but we’re getting a crash refresher course thanks to COVID-19. They are, after all, the key to our best defenses against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that’s caused the global pandemic. People who have been infected likely rely on antibodies to recover, and antibodies are what vaccines are designed to produce. Or at least that’s what infectious-disease and public-health experts assume for now. Because SARS-CoV-2 is such a new virus, even the world’s best authorities aren’t yet sure what it will take to build p...
Source: TIME: Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Kenya: Lessons From a Community-Driven Rabies Vaccination Campaign
[The Conversation Africa] Every year, approximately 60,000 people die from rabies. Most of these deaths are children - who are often less able to defend themselves from animals - in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

US obesity epidemic could undermine effectiveness of a Covid-19 vaccine
Vaccines protecting against influenza, hepatitis B and rabies are less effective for obese people. As scientists develop a Covid-19 vaccine, experts say obesity could be an impediment, a sobering prospect for the US, where nearly half of all adults are obese. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluation of Online Risk Assessment To Identify Rabies Exposures Among Health Care Workers - Utah, 2019
This report describes the use of online risk assessment tools to help health care workers identify if they have been exposed to rabies and require postexposure prophylaxis. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - July 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Healthcare Workers MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rabies Rabies Vaccine Source Type: news

Inside the Global Quest to Trace the Origins of COVID-19 —and Predict Where It Will Go Next
It wasn’t greed, or curiosity, that made Li Rusheng grab his shotgun and enter Shitou Cave. It was about survival. During Mao-era collectivization of the early 1970s, food was so scarce in the emerald valleys of southwestern China’s Yunnan province that farmers like Li could expect to eat meat only once a year–if they were lucky. So, craving protein, Li and his friends would sneak into the cave to hunt the creatures they could hear squeaking and fluttering inside: bats. Li would creep into the gloom and fire blindly at the vaulted ceiling, picking up any quarry that fell to the ground, while his companion...
Source: TIME: Health - July 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlie Campbell/ Yuxi, Yunnan and Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Rabies risk by Country
Rabies risks in terrestrial animals by country. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grassroots dog vaccinations can help stop rabies, but not alone
(Field Museum) While scientists are trying to find a vaccine for COVID-19, the rabies virus continues to kill 59,000 people every year. But unlike COVID, a vaccine has existed for more than a century. Vaccinating dogs can stop the spread to humans, but systemic challenges make that easier said that done. In a new study, scientists where grassroots campaigns to stop rabies work-- and where they need to be coupled with large-scale efforts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Costs of dog-rabies vaccination in Haiti
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Survival in human rabies but left against medical advice and death followed - Community education is the need of the hour - Nadeem M, Panda PK.
We report a case of a 58-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh (north India), who presented with 5-days of fever and 1-day of altered sensorium associated with agitation, hydrophobia, and bedwet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bharat Bio, Thomas Jefferson varsity to pursue Covid-19 vaccine candidate
The vector used in this new COVID-19 vaccine under accelerated development program is a deactivated rabies vaccine that is known to produce a strong immune response and is approved for the whole population including children and pregnant women, it said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Vaccine Against COVID-19 Would Be the Latest Success in a Long Scientific History
Here’s betting you wouldn’t want anyone blowing smallpox scabs up your nose. But you might feel differently if you lived in 15th century China. Long ago, the Chinese recognized that people who had contracted smallpox once were immune to reinfection. They came up with the idea of preserving scabs from individuals who had suffered mild cases, drying them out, crushing them to a powder and blowing them up the nostril. For boys it was the right nostril, for girls it was the left because, well, 15th century. That is how the story of vaccines usually begins, though that version is decidedly incomplete. For one thing,...
Source: TIME: Science - May 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer health Source Type: news

Epidemiology of human exposure to rabies in Nunavik: incidence, the role of dog bites and their context, and victim profiles - Mediouni S, Brisson M, Ravel A.
This study re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The impact of anthropogenic and environmental factors on human rabies cases in China - Yu J, Xiao H, Yang W, Dellicour S, Kraemer MUG, Liu Y, Cai J, Huang ZX, Zhang Y, Feng Y, Huang W, Zhang H, Gilbert M, Tian H.
Human rabies is a public health problem in Asia, especially in less developed regions where the disease is under-reported because of a lack of epidemiological surveillance. To address this gap, we collected data on human rabies in Yunnan Province, China, b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Study of dog-bite and vaccination status in an urban community of Ranchi, Jharkhand - Jilani DK, Vidyasagar D.
BACKGROUND: Dog bite injury is one of the most common unintentional injuries affecting all age groups worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. Age, gender, and environmental exposure are among the most-cited risk factors. Dog bites and rabies... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Angola: Angola Receives 140,000 Doses of Rabies Vaccine
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry received today a donation of 140,000 doses of vaccines to combat animal rabies in the country, in an initiative of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rabies: New prophylactic and therapeutic avenues
(Institut Pasteur) Rabies is still responsible for approximately 60,000 human deaths per year mostly in Asia and Africa and affects especially underserved people. Prophylactic measures have significantly improved. They are now composed of the vaccine allied to purified human or equine rabies immunoglobulins. However, these immunoglobulins are expensive and not easy to reach in developing settings. Researchers have visualized one of the most potent and most broadly neutralizing human monoclonal antibody in interaction with the rabies glycoprotein. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Human Rabies - Utah, 2018
Human rabies is preventable by early recognition of potential exposures and receipt of postexposure prophylaxis. Bats are the main source of rabies in the United States. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Bats MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rabies Source Type: news

Nigeria: 100 Million Nigerians Threatened By Tropical Diseases, Says Ehanire
[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said about 100 million Nigerians are currently faced with the risk of some tropical diseases such as Guinea worm, leprosy, elephantiasis, river blindness, rabies and sleeping sickness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bharat Biotech keen to revive Rs 600 crore TN vaccine complex
With a planned annual capacity of 585 million, the project proposed to make pentavalent, or five-in-one, combination vaccine, BCG vaccine, and vaccines to prevent measles, hepatitis B, human rabies, Hib (haemophilus influenzae type b) and Japanese encephalitis (JE) in the first phase, which was to be commissioned by 2010. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK scientists bring innovative vaccine technology to Vietnam
World-leading vaccine scientists from the University of Bristol are working with one of Vietnam's major vaccine manufacturers, Vabiotech, to share cutting-edge knowledge that could help prevent future global outbreaks of avian flu and rabies. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biochemistry, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol BioDesign Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Rabies breakthrough offers fresh hope in battle against deadly virus
New research raises hopes of oral vaccine for dogs, the chief source of transmission to humansResearchers have discovered a way to stop rabies from shutting down critical responses in the immune system, a breakthrough that could pave the way for new tools to fight the deadly disease.Rabies kills almost60,000 people each year, mostly affecting poor and rural communities.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe Tags: Global health Infectious diseases Global development Science Medical research Vaccines and immunisation World news Source Type: news

Researchers develop a faster, stronger rabies vaccine
(PLOS) Every year, more than 59,000 people around the world die of rabies and there remains no cheap and easy vaccine regimen to prevent the disease in humans. Now, researchers report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases that adding a specific immune molecule to a rabies vaccine can boost its efficacy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Bharat Biotech launches anti-rabies vaccine ChiroRab, becomes largest rabies shot manufacturer
“In our ongoing commitment to address the supply shortages of rabies vaccine, we are making additional investments to increase production capacities to over 15 million doses annually,” added Krishna Ella, CMD, Bharat biotech International Ltd. The vaccine is presently manufactured at the WHO pre -qualified facility in Ankleshwar in Gujarat. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bharat Biotech's subsidiary Chiron Behring launches anti-rabies vaccine
“In our ongoing commitment to address the supply shortages of rabies vaccine, we are making additional investments to increase production capacities to over 15 million doses annually,” added Krishna Ella, CMD, Bharat biotech International Ltd. The vaccine is presently manufactured at the WHO pre -qualified facility in Ankleshwar in Gujarat. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists crack rabies virus weaponry
(University of Melbourne) Researchers from Monash University and the University of Melbourne have found a way to stop the rabies virus shutting down the body's immune defence against it. In doing so they have solved a key scientific puzzle and have laid the foundation for the development of new anti-rabies vaccines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Chinese company in vaccine scandal declared bankrupt
A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine that was fined $1.3 billion in a scandal that prompted a national crackdown on the industry says it has been declared bankrupt (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 10/26/19
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 10/26/19 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Purna Kashyap, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, discusses gut microbiome research. Also on the podcast, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, shares what you need to know about bats and rabies. And Dr. Karen Swanson, a Mayo Clinic pulmonologist, shares [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What you should know about bats and rabies
Bats play an important role in many ecosystems around the world. They are a major predator of night-flying insects, including pests that cost farmers billions of dollars annually. However, bats pose the biggest rabies threat in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most bats are not rabid. However, because rabies [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 22, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A--Z: Understanding rabies
Rabies is a deadly virus spread to people from the saliva of infected animals, usually through a bite. In the U.S., rabies is mostly found in wild animals, such as bats, raccoons, skunks and foxes. "This virus ascends the nerve up to the brain and then infects the brain," explains Dr. Robert Jacobson, medical director [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 20, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Massachusetts Man Who Helped With Baby Raccoons May Need Rabies Treatment
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials are requesting the public’s help in finding a man from Massachusetts to assess his risk for rabies after he came into contact with baby raccoons. Health officials say the man was in Conway at about 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 and stopped to help someone remove two baby raccoons on Route 16 between North Bald Hill Thorn Hill roads. The raccoons were brought to a wildlife rehabilitation center, where one died and was identified to have rabies. The other didn’t have rabies. Health officials said Friday the man, who drove a dark pickup truck with oversized tires and ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Offbeat Syndicated CBSN Boston New Hampshire News Rabies raccoons Source Type: news