A 21-year-old woman from Kampung Koran Bari, Serian, Sarawak has become the 5th human rabies case/fatality of 2018. The new case, confirmed on May 31, had a history of being bitten by her own dog in...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported Thursday (computer translated) of an additional human rabies death in Sarawak state. This is the second human rabies death reported in the state this year and...

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, together with European and African collaborators (including the Institut Pasteur in Paris), carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its...

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...