The monitoring tool might still be underestimating the disease’s true prevalence.
Understanding how the rabies virus spreads in the rural areas of China will inform prevention and control strategies, researchers say.
Using a protein produced by the rabies virus, scientists in China have developed a nanoparticle which could lead to better treatments for Parkinson’s disease.
A new study shows that over the course of five years, vaccinating 200,000 stray dogs a year would reduce rabies incidence in humans by 90 percent.
Mass dog vaccination is now seen as the most cost-effective means to control rabies, which kills roughly 70,000 people every year.
The United Nations is partnering with the University of Sydney to manufacture a board game that educates children in Asia about the risk of rabies.
Empowering countries to make their own vaccines may sound like a herculean task, but it is all in a day's work for the Technology Transfer Initiative team at the World Health Organization.