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Vaccinate a Dog and Save a Child’s Life

Photo courtesy of NPR

Although rabies is under control in developed countries, it still kills more than 60,000 people each year—most of them children in Africa and Asia. 316 more words

Veterinarian

Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) updated the fact sheet on Rabies.

Key Messages:

Rabies is an infectious disease caused by a virus.

It is almost always fatal after a person/ animal begins manifesting features (clinical signs) of the disease. 506 more words

Prevention

Rabies Virus

Author: Stacie Grannum

The rabies virus, a serious zoonotic and public health concern, causes an acute viral encephalomyelitis that is always fatal (few exceptions) once clinical signs appear. 244 more words

Wildlife

Biology None-oh-one--Please?

Still trying to erase some of the pictures I’ve viewed over the past few weeks, but so far to no avail. When I agreed to proofread a biology textbook, I forgot about my aversion to certain kinds of critters—including the kinds I can’t see and especially those that are always looking for a good host or hostess. 448 more words

Life

Peninsula Health Department searching for dog that bit citizen

Williamsburg, Va. – The Peninsula Health District needs your help to find a dog that bit someone in Williamsburg.

They are looking for a medium sized dog that has long black, white and gray hair. 97 more words

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