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Transfer Of Rabies Virus Possible From Organ Donor To Recipient

...al of Medicine, the researchers have reported that rabies encephalitis may be spread from infected organ don...and arterial segment) from a common donor dying of rabies encephalitis in US. The researchers conducted reviews of medical records of the donor and receivers,...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

...treatments for major //diseases, such as HIV/Aids, rabies and TB and they hope to start clinical trials by the year 2009. The project's aim is to focus on areas that will be of greatest benefit to developing nations where they feel that access to most vaccines is very poor at the same time keeping in mind t...

Rabies Requires Immediate Treatment

The human central nervous system gets affected by rabies which is transmitted through the saliva of the infected animals. Immediate medical attention // is required for a person who is bitten by a dog, cat, bat, ferret, or raccoon which is rabid. If bite from an animal is unprovoked, it is safer to assume...

Student Bitten By Bat And Diagnosed With Rabies In Critical Condition

...en bitten by a bat and subsequently diagnosed with rabies has been admitted in a hospital for further manage...ng to official reports. So far, only 10 cases of rabies related deaths in the United States over the past 8 years, according to official estimates of the Ce...

Deciphering the protection agent 0f viruses to help penetrate them

...ed structural picture of a protein that allows the rabies virus to be harmful and stay as such against human...nd survive and replicate in our cells. When the rabies virus enters a human cell through the membrane, the RNA molecule that carries its genes is transport...

Community Awareness Is Imperative For Eradication Of Rabies

... "It is sad to note that 99 per cent of all human rabies deaths occur in the developing world. "Although, ...actor was the low level of political commitment to rabies control and lack of accurate data on the true public health impact of the disease, he said. Source:...

Digital ID Chips Implanted in Dogs to Prevent Rabies

...mprove canine management and prevent the spread of rabies after dog slaughters aimed at curbing// rabies in provinces of Yunnan and Shandong drew massive criticism. The chips contain the dog's individual...

Bihar family to spend Rs.43,000 on rabies vaccines

... were bitten by a rabid dog last month and died of rabies within two weeks, according to local media reports... local government health centre told them that the rabies vaccine was not available and that they would have to purchase it from the market. Each member has...

China Embarks On 'One Dog' Policy

... three quarters of this year, China recorded 2,254 rabies cases, an increase of 29.69 percent over the same ...h website shows that 2,660 people in China died of rabies in 2004, compared with 159 reported fatalities in 1996. Source-IANS...

International Collaboration Takes Aim at Rabies

...a new, more cost-effective approach for preventing rabies in people. The institutions will collaborate to t...DC), which can neutralize multiple variants of the rabies virus. The MBL and Serum Institute plan to launch a Phase 1 clinical trial in India in 2007 to asses...

Fake Vaccines And Drugs Cause Concern In China

...rol unregistered dogs. As fake and poor quality rabies vaccines are to be blamed, the Food and Drug body ...y punish companies producing fake and sub-standard rabies vaccines. "Vaccines with quality problems will be sealed where found and seriously dealt with acco...

Bharat Biotech Launches Anti-Rabies Vaccine

...so present. Rabirix is a purified vero cell based rabies vaccine (PVRV), which has been extensively evaluat...uman by exposure to saliva. Human infection with rabies is nearly always secondary to animal bite, with dog being the major reservoir for human Rabies. Once...

WHO on an Anti Rabies and Snake Bite Mission

...spital intervention. According to a WHO release, rabies figures tenth in the list of causes of death in hu...ssue. Educating the people about the snake bite, rabies is very essential. Secondly a uniform standard in the production, quality and marketing of therapeut...

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 suc...rganisation (WHO), nearly 55,000 people succumb to rabies mostly caused by dog bites. Of this, Asia accounts for 31,000 deaths. The majority of the cases we...

New Vaccine to Tackle Rabies in Dogs

...developed a vaccine that can effectively eliminate rabies in dogs//. The vaccine, in the form of a small o... in the tonsil and pharynx. The medicine kills the rabies virus that is usually present in the blood and saliva of a symptomatic rabid animal. The drug has...

An Anti-rabies Campaign With Bite

...ti-rabies vaccination programme only helps prevent rabies in humans," Debasis Chakrabarti, managing trustee,... costs only Rs.25 to vaccinate a stray dog against rabies compared to Rs.1,500 for a human, it is more advisable to spend money on vaccinating dogs for the sa...

India Begins Trial of Oral Vaccine for Stray Dogs

... is the only organization engaged in a nation-wide rabies control programme, helping municipalities reduce t...Control programme. "One of the major problems in rabies control is immunization of strays," says Maj Gen (retd) R.M. Kharb, the new chairman of AWBI. Indi...

Crucell's Rabies MAb Enters Phase I Trial in India

...n a dose escalation as well as in combination with rabies vaccine. The study, funded by Crucell, will be con...der investigation will be safety, tolerability and rabies virus neutralizing activity. “We are very pleased that would could initiate this second phase I ...

Study Finds the Spread of Rabies in North American Raccoons

...etic processes simultaneously shaped the spread of rabies virus in North American raccoons. A raccoon is ...common throughout North America, their impact as a rabies host before the 1970s was limited to the southeastern United States, particularly Florida. However, ...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

A rabies outbreak which killed over 100 people last year in... . A senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried out by veterinary officials. Doctors at the main ref...

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