In what is a very rare occurrence in the United States, a resident from Highlands County, Florida has died from rabies likely following a bat bite, according to local media accounts. The Florida Department...

Rabies is among the deadliest communicable diseases in the world with a case-fatality rate of ~100% with out post exposure treatment and vaccination. People usually get rabies from the bite of a rabid...

Nigerian health officials report five deaths due to bacterial meningitis in Sokoto state, according to a Premium Times report. The five victims in Gada and Wauru towns of Gada Local Government area. In...

Health officials in the Cusco region in southeastern Peru have reported dozens of suspected human rabies cases in individuals in La Convención province, according to a Publimetro report (computer translated). Eighty-five people...

Human rabies case A 37-year-old farmer in a rural area of Ceará state, Brazil has contracted rabies from a vampire bat, according to a UOL Noticias Ciencia e Saude report (computer translated). The...

Vietnamese health officials say they have seen 49 human rabies deaths to date in 2016, according to local media, with 80 percent of the mortality being reported from the northern mountainous region. The...

EDUCATE, VACCINATE, ELIMINATE: Achieving zero human deaths from dog- transmitted rabies by 2030 The World Health Organization (WHO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture...

The Philippines struggles with human rabies cases, ranking number 10 among the top countries with human rabies deaths. During the first six months of 2016, the Philippines province of Pangasinan have...

Rabies is a disease that most people have at least a rudimentary knowledge of, starting at childhood on through adulthood. On Sep. 28 this year, World Rabies Day will be highlighted for the 1oth year,...

Last October, the Wyoming Department of Health reported on the “first confirmed human rabies case ever” in the state in a Fremont County woman. At the time, details were lacking, until now. The Centers...