By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Latvian Center for Disease Prevention and Control reports investigating the death of a woman from Daugavpils, which is suspected from being due to rabies, according to a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Florida health officials in Marion and Sumter counties are advising residents of The Villages,  Summerfield and Oxford  that a raccoon in their area has tested positive...

Health officials in Escambia County, Florida issued a rabies alert for the whole county. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia)  received a positive test result for rabies...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Bolivian health officials confirmed this week the first case of human rabies in Cochabamba. The case is a 7-year-old girl in the southern part of the city, according...

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...

Researchers 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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever The Pakistan Observer reports the 20th fatality due to Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Karachi Monday. Health officials issued a health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that Mexico became the first country in the world to receive WHO validation for eliminating dog-transmitted rabies as a public...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported an additional human rabies case/death in Sarawak. According to officials, the case is a 5-year-old boy from Kampung Mambong, Jalan Penrissen,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Karachi’s National Institute of Child Health confirmed today of an additional rabies fatality in Sindh province. According to a Samaa report, an 11-year-old boy who was bitten...