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World Health Organization (WHO)
The aim of this guide is to support national immunization programme managers and others responsible for implementing human rabies vaccine programmes to: • inform policy discussions and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
In addition to providing the most up-to date understanding of the current and future trajectory of global supply and demand of rabies vaccines for PrEP and PEP,8 this study identifies actions to...
World Health Organization (WHO)
The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Consultation on Rabies met in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18–20 September 2012. Dr Denis Daumerie, Project Manager, welcomed the participants on...
Huong T.T. Nguyen et al.
Human rabies deaths are preventable through prompt administration of postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with rabies immune globulin and rabies vaccine after exposure to a rabid animal (1); there are no...
Stitz L et al.
Although effective rabies virus vaccines have been existing for decades, each year, rabies virus infections still cause around 50.000 fatalities worldwide. Most of these cases occur in developing...
Vescovo P et al.
In a single-center study, 66 healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 50years were randomized to be immunized against rabies with three different injection routes: intradermal with DebioJect™ (IDJ),...
Bharti OK et al.
Presently the dose of rabies immunoglobulin (RIG) which is an integral part of rabies post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is calculated based on body weight though the recommendation is to infiltrate the...
Omesh K Bharti et al.
Background: In India every year an estimated 20,000 patients die of Rabies. Major reason for poor compliance to anti-rabies prophylaxis is the high cost of anti-rabies vaccine being prescribed...
Charles E Rupprecht, Dennis Slate, Cathleen A Hanlon, Jamie Manangan, Arie Manangan, Jesse D Blanton
BACKGROUND: Oral rabies vaccination programs have been implemented to control the spread of wildlife rabies in the United States. However, current surveillance systems are inadequate for the...
Omesh Kumar Bharti et al.
Rabies is a dreaded disease and an estimated 55,000 people die of rabies every year. Himachal Pradesh is in the North bordering China and is predominantly rural and hilly. Villages are near forests,...
Luke Gamble, Richard J. Mellanby, Barend M. Bronsvoort, Ian G. Handel, Kate Shervell, Praveen Ohal, Andrew D. Gibson
BACKGROUND: Over 20 000 people die from rabies each year in India. At least 95 % of people contract rabies from an infected dog. Annual vaccination of over 70 % of the dog population has eliminated...
Todd G. Smith et al.
A rabies vaccine that is thermostable over a range of ambient environmental temperatures would be highly advantageous, especially for tropical regions with challenging cold-chain storage where canine...
Verma R et al.
Rabies is a virtually 100% fatal acute viral encephalitis. Rabies occurs in more than 150 countries and territories. Globally there are 17.4 million animal bite cases and more than 55,000 deaths...
JK Hickling et al.
Most vaccines are delivered by the intramuscular or subcutaneous routes using a needle and syringe; the intradermal route is only widely used for the administration of Bacille Calmette-Guérin and...
Nitipong Permpalung et al.
Rabies is a fatal infectious disease. Because prevention is the key management for rabies, many vaccination regimens have been developed and used worldwide. The aims for developing rabies vaccination...
Rino Rappuoli
The first human vaccination with a rabies virus attenuated by exposure to dry air started on July 6, 1885, and was reported in the session of the French Academy of Sciences on October 26, 1885 (1)....
Noemia T. Paranhos, Hildebrando Montenegro Netto, Maria C.N.C. Mendes, José H.H. Grisi-Filho, José S. Ferreira Neto, Ricardo A. Dias, Marcos Amaku, Fernando Ferreira
OBJECTIVE: To develop a method to assist in the design and assessment of animal rabies control campaigns. METHODS: A methodology was developed based on geographic information systems to estimate the...