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Rabies: How to Protect Yourself and Your Pets

... CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- rabies is a virus that occurs in mammals and infects the ... an infected animal. Early symptoms of rabies are fever, headache and general malaise. Since ... water. Treatment for someone who has contracted rabies is called post-exposure prophylaxis or PEP. PEP ...

Taking a Bite Out of Rabies: Merial Provides Rabies Awareness and Prevention Training to Noah's Wish Pet Disaster Relief Organization

... pet disaster relief organization, to provide rabies awareness and prevention training to its ... our volunteers about the signs and symptoms of rabies and the importance of rabies prevention when caring for animals affected by ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... 71, human rabies, Japanese encephalitis animal rabies and split pandemic influenza vaccines ... Japanese encephalitis vaccine, and human rabies vaccine. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Tangshan ... for independently developed inactivated animal rabies vaccines. Safe Harbor Statement ...

MEDEX Global Group Cautions: Beware of Rabies When Abroad

... that travelers might contract the deadly rabies virus from rabid wild dogs. "Most ... is followed by a series of five post-exposure rabies shots that need to be administered on a specific ... more than 50,000 deaths worldwide each year, rabies kills more people than polio, encephalitis, or ...

China Bio-Immunity Corporation Completes Share Exchange and Reverse Merger

... product portfolio is primarily comprised of rabies Vaccine for Human Use with Vero Cell, a ... from $3.7 million in 2006. Increased sales of the rabies Vaccine, as well as the launch of the Mumps ... and its principal products, its rabies Vaccine and Mumps Vaccine, are sold and ...

Respiratory illnesses and dog bites a concern for travelers to China for 2008 Olympics

... monkey bites over the 10-year study and needed rabies vaccination." China has the second highest number of cases of human rabies in the world, according to the report. In 2006, ... in Beijing. Nearly 3,300 people died from rabies in China in 2006. "Olympic travelers need to ...

Sanofi Pasteur Enters Agreement With Crucell for Next-Generation Biologicals Against Rabies

... Exclusive Agreement for rabies Monoclonal Antibodies to Fight Fatal Disease ... N.V. (Euronext, NASDAQ: CRXL) for Crucell's rabies monoclonal antibodies (MAbs), next-generation rabies biologicals to be used in association ...

UGA vet school receives $1.18 million NIH grant for rabies vaccine investigations

... Medicine a $1.18 million grant to develop rabies virus vaccines. This award is the continuation ... the virus unable to cause the disease. Current rabies vaccines are made from an inactivated (killed) ... for people in developing countries where rabies vaccines are needed the most. According to ...

MultiVu Video Feed: PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS CONVENE TO DISCUSS THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF RABIES

... WORLD rabies DAY IS SEPTEMBER 8, 2007 Veterinarians Remind ... to Vaccinate their Pets September 8th is World rabies Day, designated to highlight the issue that despite advances in prevention, rabies is still a serious health problem. An estimated ...

Jefferson immunology researchers halt lethal rabies infection in brain

... Center at Jefferson have shown how a type of bat rabies infection can be prevented in mice even after ... may lead to improved treatment for late-stage rabies infections in humans. The findings indicate ... cells to the CNS can reverse an otherwise lethal rabies infection even after the virus has reached the ...

Sinovac Schedules 2008 Annual General Meeting

... 71, universal pandemic influenza, Japanese encephalitis vaccine, and human rabies vaccine. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Tangshan Yian, is conducting field trials for independently developed inactivated animal rabies vaccines. Safe Harbor Statement This announcement contains ...

National Dog Bite Prevention Week - Prevention is the Best Cure for Dog Bites

... with your dog. Keep your dog healthy. Vaccinate your dog against rabies and other preventable infectious diseases. Health care is important ... your face with your arms and fists. If bitten, request proof of rabies vaccination from the dog's owner, get the owner's name and contact ...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Confirms Rabid Kitten Found in York County

... 16 at the Fisher farm on Valley Road in Etters and tested positive for rabies on June 27. Another kitten, a black and gray tiger female, was also ... the PA Department of Health at 1-877-PA-HEALTH. General information on rabies along with other diseases and illnesses is available at ....

Pennsylvania Department of Health Confirms Rabid Kitten Found in Adams County

... was found on North Washington Street in Gettysburg and tested positive for rabies on May 19. The kitten was part of a litter of six. Health Department ... the PA Department of Health at 1-877-PA-HEALTH. General information on rabies along with other diseases and illnesses is available on the Health ...

Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22

... their cats to the veterinarian when they are sick, and only 17 percent of those surveyed had their cats regularly vaccinated against diseases like rabies and distemper. Cats are important members of the family. So, to help remind their owners of the importance of regular exams, Feline Pine has ...

Pet Bite Injuries: K-State Veterinarian Shares Tips to Minimize Risk of Bites and Bite-Related Infections

... more common bacteria we worry about are Pasteurella, Bacteroides, Fusobacterium and Streptococcus. We also worry about the potential spread of the rabies virus from animals to people through bite wounds." Some bite-induced infections can't be blamed on pets, she said. Bite wounds can be ...

K-State Veterinarian Says Although Exotic Pets Can Be Great Companions, There Are Health Factors That Can Affect Both the Animal and Humans

... Reptiles are commonly known to be at risk of carrying salmonella, and there have been reports of other diseases, including chlamydia, in pet birds. rabies also is a concern for mammals if they go outdoors. However, unlike dogs and cats, exotic pets like reptiles can carry diseases like salmonella ...

CVMF Offers Tips on Emergency Preparedness for Pets

... while promoting the human-companion animal bond. In addition to CT State Animal Response Team, CVMF programs include public health assurance through rabies education and prevention programs; public education; and veterinary medical education. CVMF is the philanthropic arm of the Connecticut Veterinary ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Begins Formulating SPC company for merger With Mellow Hope

... in China. It has a product line that encompasses vaccines for influenza, tetanus, diphtheria and other diseases; Blood based products including human rabies immunoglobulin; and active pharmaceutical ingredient (or APIs) for injection such as celestatin. Mellow Hope revenues are currently in excess of ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Launches On Line Cosmetics Products

... China. It has a product line that encompasses vaccines for influenza, tetanus, diphtheria and other diseases; Blood based products including human rabies immunoglobulin; and active pharmaceutical ingredient (or APIs) for injection such as celestatin. Mellow Hope revenues are currently in excess of ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) in Merger Talks with Mellow Hope, China

... China, and has a product line that encompasses vaccines for influenza, tetanus, diphtheria and other diseases; Blood based products including human rabies immunoglobulin; and active pharmaceutical ingredient (or APIs) for injection such as celestatin. Mellow Hope revenues are currently in excess of ...

Malaria Vaccine Effective in Latest Trials

... said. In the second study, 894 children in Kenya and Tanzania, ages 5 to 17 months, were given either three doses of the malaria vaccine or a rabies vaccine. The researchers found a 53 percent reduction in the risk of developing malaria among children who received the RTS,S vaccine. "If these ...

Data Published in Nature Medicine Highlights Ability of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals' Bavituximab to Cure Lethal Virus Infections

... cells infected with HIV, influenza (including avian flu), herpes simplex viruses, hemorrhagic fever viruses, measles and members of the small pox and rabies virus families. Dr. Barton Haynes, director of Duke University's Human Vaccine Institute and the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology ...

UT Southwestern researchers develop new strategy for broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

... that phosphatidylserine flipping occurs in cells infected with influenza, the herpes simplex virus and viruses in the families of the small pox and rabies viruses. Other researchers have shown that this also occurs in HIV. "It could very well be that this is a generic feature of enveloped viruses," ...

China Bio-Immunity Corporation to Report Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... has sales and marketing efforts in the 24 main provinces and major cities in the People's Republic of China ("P.R.C."). Its principal products, its rabies Vaccine and Mumps Vaccine, are sold and distributed by a network of wholesale distributors, as well as through retail customers. In addition to the ...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Confirms Rabid Kitten Found in York County

... seek medical attention immediately. For more information, call the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 1-877-PA-HEALTH. General information on rabies along with other diseases and illnesses is available at http://www.health.state.pa.us . CONTACT: Holli Senior or Penny Kline (717) 787-1783 ...

Different type of colon cancer vaccine reduces disease spread, Jefferson scientists show

... for anti-cancer vaccines. Dr. Waldman, postdoctoral fellow Adam Snook, Ph.D., and their colleagues engineered viruses adenovirus, vaccinia and rabies to express the protein guanylyl cyclase C (GCC), which is normally found in the intestinal lining (and in metastatic colon cancer). The researchers ...

Increase in Travel to China Creating New Health and Security Risks

... for China, visit a travel clinic to receive necessary vaccinations, including: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Japanese Encephalitis, rabies and the flu vaccine. Upon entering China, all visitors are required to complete a Health Declaration Form to notify authorities of any existing ...

Worried Your Pet Will Get Lost or Stolen? Invest in Pet Identification

... tags include: -- Pet's name -- Owner's name and address -- Telephone numbers (day and evening) -- Veterinarian's name and number -- Current rabies vaccination and licensing information -- Health problems requiring medication Owners also should ensure tags are updated and checked regularly in ...

A product for the detection and characterization of brucellosis launched at University of Navarra

... which affects both livestock and persons. According to the World Health Organization, brucellosis is part of a group of diseases, which also includes rabies and anthrax, which are considered forgotten diseases, and are strongly related to poverty. The incidence of brucellosis is very high in Africa, Asia, ...

IAVI and VaxDesign partner to develop a clinical trial in a test tube for AIDS vaccines

... the capacity to run thousands of these immune simulations per month. IAVI will first test the technology on licensed vaccines for yellow fever and rabies to see whether the immune responses generated in vitro are the same as those elicited in humans who receive the vaccine. If the technology proves ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces 2007 Earnings Ahead of Guidance Sharp Rise in Proposed Dividend

... of the signature of an agreement between sanofi pasteur and Crucell for a next-generation rabies vaccine January 28, 2008 Announcement of approval for marketing in Japan of Lovenox(R) for the prevention of ...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

... A rabies outbreak which killed over 100 people last year ... senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried ... Connaught Hospital are worried about a lack of rabies antidotes to combat dog bites. The ...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

... A rabies outbreak which killed over 100 people last year ... A senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried ... Connaught Hospital are worried about a lack of rabies antidotes to combat dog bites. The hospital ...

Study Finds the Spread of Rabies in North American Raccoons

... processes simultaneously shaped the spread of rabies virus in North American raccoons. A ... throughout North America, their impact as a rabies host before the 1970s was limited to the ... dramatically in 1977 when a raccoon-specific rabies virus variant (RRV) was detected in West ....

Crucell's Rabies MAb Enters Phase I Trial in India

... Dutch biotechnology company, Crucell N V’s rabies monoclonal antibody (mAb) product has entered a ... a dose escalation as well as in combination with rabies vaccine. The study, funded by Crucell, will be ... investigation will be safety, tolerability and rabies virus neutralizing activity. “We are very ...

An Anti-rabies Campaign With Bite

... vaccination programme only helps prevent rabies in humans," Debasis Chakrabarti, managing ... costs only Rs.25 to vaccinate a stray dog against rabies compared to Rs.1,500 for a human, it is more ... With an estimated 19,000 people dying from rabies in India every year, the NGO offers a new model ...

New Vaccine to Tackle Rabies in Dogs

... a vaccine that can effectively eliminate rabies in dogs//. The vaccine, in the form of a ... in the tonsil and pharynx. The medicine kills the rabies virus that is usually present in the blood and ... About Rs.300 million is spent on the control of rabies alone. However, over 20,000 people in the country ...

More Indians Die of Rabies Annually

... An estimated 19,000 people die every year due to rabies in India,//accounting for nearly 35 percent of ... (WHO), nearly 55,000 people succumb to rabies mostly caused by dog bites. Of this, Asia ... H.K. Pandey: "Since over 90 percent of the rabies cases are due to dog bite, what India needs to do ...
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