Rabies

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Rabies

Rabies is a deadly virus spread by saliva. People can get the virus from getting bitten by an infected animal. Bats, coyotes, foxes, racoons, and skunks are likely to have rabies. Beginning symptoms of rabies are similar to the flu and include fever, nausea, aches, excessive salivation and paralysis. If have been bitten or think you have been bitten by a wild or domestic animal carrying rabies, seek immediate medical attention. If caught early, there is a series of shots available that can prevent the rabies virus from taking hold.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Rabies" returned 919 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Human rabies transmitted by dogs: current status of global data, 2015.
 

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Journal: Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.. 2016 Jan;91(2):13-20.

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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Rabies in a Dog Imported from Egypt with a Falsified Rabies Vaccination Certificate--Virginia, 2015.
 

Author(s): Julie R Sinclair, Ryan M Wallace, Karen Gruszynski, Marilyn Bibbs Freeman, Colin Campbell, Shereen Semple, Kristin Innes, Sally Slavinski, Gabriel Palumbo, Heather Bair-Brake, Lillian Orciari, Rene E Condori, Adam Langer, Darin S Carroll, Julia Murphy

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Canine rabies virus variant has been eliminated in the United States and multiple other countries. Globally, however, dogs remain the principal source for human rabies infections. The World Health Organization recommends that when dogs cross international borders, national importing ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2015

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Incentives Increase Participation in Mass Dog Rabies Vaccination Clinics and Methods of Coverage Estimation Are Assessed to Be Accurate.
 

Author(s): Abel B Minyoo, Melissa Steinmetz, Anna Czupryna, Machunde Bigambo, Imam Mzimbiri, George Powell, Paul Gwakisa, Felix Lankester

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In this study we show that incentives (dog collars and owner wristbands) are effective at increasing owner participation in mass dog rabies vaccination clinics and we conclude that household questionnaire surveys and the mark-re-sight (transect survey) method for estimating post-vaccination ...

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2015

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The terms "Rabies" returned 60 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Control of Dog Mediated Human Rabies in Haiti: No Time to Spare.
 

Author(s): Max F Millien, Jocelyne B Pierre-Louis, Ryan Wallace, Eduardo Caldas, Jean M Rwangabgoba, Jean L Poncelet, Ottorino Cosivi, Victor J Del Rio Vilas

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The American region has pledged to eliminate dog-mediated human rabies by 2015. As part of these efforts, we describe the findings of a desk and field mission review of Haiti's rabies situation by the end of 2013. While government officials recognize the importance of dog-mediated ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Monosynaptic Circuit Tracing with Glycoprotein-Deleted Rabies Viruses.
 

Author(s): Edward M Callaway, Liqun Luo

Journal: J. Neurosci.. 2015 Jun;35(24):8979-85.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2015

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Review on dog rabies vaccination coverage in Africa: a question of dog accessibility or cost recovery?
 

Author(s): Tariku Jibat, Henk Hogeveen, Monique C M Mourits

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Rabies still poses a significant human health problem throughout most of Africa, where the majority of the human cases results from dog bites. Mass dog vaccination is considered to be the most effective method to prevent rabies in humans. Our objective was to systematically review ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2015

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Last Updated: 19 Oct 2015

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RNActive® Rabies Vaccine (CV7201) in Healthy Adults
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rabies

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2015

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