An outbreak of rabies has killed at least 11 displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and African media reports that thousands are at risk. Dogs are the main source of the rabies in...

Health officials in Thailand are urging people who work with animals– veterinarians, staff at pet hospitals and animal labs, and caretakers of strays–to ensure they are vaccinated against...

Grifols, a leading global producer of plasma-derived medicines and provider of a variety of postexposure prophylaxis and immune globulin products for patients, has received approval from the U.S. Food...

The CDC Yellow Book says the number of people traveling internationally has continued to grow substantially in the past decade. According to the World Tourism Organization, there were 1.2 billion worldwide...

Public awareness campaigns on spotting the signs and symptoms of infectious diseases and how to prevent them, play a key role in helping to stop the spread of such infections, a new study in the journal Epidemiology...

The Sarawak state health lab reported Friday that a Kuching man bitten by a dog in November tested positive for rabies, making him the seventh case in the Malaysian state sine June 2017. The 59-year-old...

On the Sunday, Jan. 21 Outbreak News This Week Radio Show we look at the rabies death in Florida and the rabies immune globulin brand director with Kedrion Biopharma, Peter Costa, MPH joined me to discuss...

Sadly, as many of you may know, a 6-year-old Eustis, Florida boy lost his battle with rabies earlier this week after contracting the lethal virus through a scratch from a bat. A Orlando hospital and the...

For the second time since Oct. 2017, rabies has taken the life of a Florida resident–both contracted via a bat bite. It was announced today that 6-year-old Ryker Roque, who was undergoing the...

Rabies kills by compromising the brain’s ability to regulate breathing, salivation and heartbeat; ultimately, victims drown in their own spit or blood, or cannot breathe because of muscle spasms...