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Rabies is an endemic, highly fatal, and vaccine-preventable disease with severe socio-economic implications. Most (99%) human rabies cases are transmitted through dog bites. Children under 15 years account for 40% of all dog bite victims and 35-50% of all rabies deaths. Rabies awareness among this...

Author(s)
Al-Mustapha, A. I.; Bamidele, F. O.; Abubakar, A. T.; Ibrahim, A.; Oyewo, M.; Abdulrahim, I.; Yakub, J. M.; Olanrewaju, I. A.; Elelu, N.; Gibson, A.; Mazeri, S.; Bolajoko, M. B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2022, 16, 8,
Abstract

Canine rabies poses a significant risk to humans and animals in Nigeria. However, the lack of reliable tools to evaluate the performance of existing canine rabies control programs to inform public health policy decisions poses a severe obstacle. We obtained canine rabies surveillance data from the...

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Mshelbwala, P. P.; Weese, J. S.; Clark, N. J.; Tekki, I.; Chakma, S.; Shamaki, D.; Mamun, A. A.; Rupprecht, C. E.; Magalhães, R. J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
One Health, 2022, 14,
Abstract

Background: Rabies is a fatal zoonotic disease that is maintained in domestic dogs and wildlife populations in the Republic of South Africa. A retrospective study was conducted to improve understanding of the dynamics of rabies in humans, domestic dogs, and wildlife species, in relation to the...

Author(s)
Mogano, K.; Suzuki, T.; Mohale, D.; Phahladira, B.; Ngoepe, E.; Kamata, Y.; Chirima, G.; Sabeta, C.; Makita, K.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2022, 16, 7,
Abstract

In many countries, vaccination programs still require dogs to be vaccinated against rabies in addition to Canine distemper virus (CDV), adenovirus (CAV), parvovirus (CPV), parainfluenza virus (CPiV), Leptospira (L) or Canine coronavirus (CCV= Cv). Few vaccines containing all these antigens are...

Author(s)
Thibault, J. C.; Bouvet, J.; Cupillard, L.; Cariou, C.; Oberli, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2022, 86,
Abstract

Rabies is a highly fatal disease that is endemic in Nigeria. The poor community awareness and knowledge of canine rabies have thwarted the realization of zero deaths from dog mediated human rabies. This study aimed to assess the awareness and knowledge of canine rabies in Kwara state. A total of...

Author(s)
Al-Mustapha, A. I.; Tijani, A. A.; Bamidele, F. O.; Muftau, O.; Ibrahim, A.; Abdulrahim, I.; Osu, M. S.; Kia, G.; Patrick, N.; Endie, W. N.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2021, 16, 3,
Abstract

To reach zero dog-related human rabies deaths by 2030, Liberia must prioritize rabies as a public health threat. Understanding dog demography parameters are imperative and sets the basis for planning cost-effective and sustainable mass dog vaccination programs nationwide. We conducted a...

Author(s)
Voupawoe, G.; Anthony, W.; Hattendorft, J.; Odermatt, P.; Zinsstag, J.; Mauti, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2022, 229,
Abstract

Rabies is a fatal disease that has been a serious health concern, especially in developing countries. Although rabies is preventable by vaccination, the spread still occurs sporadically in many countries, including Thailand. Geographical structures, habitats, and behaviors of host populations are...

Author(s)
Sararat, C.; Changruenngam, S.; Chumkaeo, A.; Wiratsudakul, A.; Pan-Ngum, W.; Modchang, C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2022, 16, 5,
Abstract

In pre-Hispanic Mexico, dogs were not identified as an important source of rabies. We know from codexes and chronicles of the conquerors that at that time, rabies cases in humans and domestic animals were caused by local wildlife species such as bats. Canine-rabies virus variant seems to have...

Author(s)
Aréchiga Ceballos, N.; Puebla Rodríguez, P.; Aguilar Setién, Á.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2022, 22, 2, pp 69-75
AbstractFull Text

Canine rabies is endemic in Nigeria as evident by several reports, however, it is a vaccine preventable disease in both animals and man. Dog owners' knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) toward rabies is instrumental to a successful rabies prevention and control measures against transmission. This ...

Author(s)
Konzing, L.; Kwaga, J. K. P.; Nok-Kia, G. B.; Kazeem, H. M.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2022, 42, 1, pp 1-18
Abstract

To understand the vaccination status, antibody level and epidemic situation of canine rabies in Shanghai, and to assess the epidemic risk of canine rabies, we retrospectively analyzed serologic and pathogenic detection data on canine rabies in Shanghai from 2011 to 2020. The results showed that the ...

Author(s)
Xia LuMing; Yang XianChao; Gong GuoHua; Wang Jian; Liu Jian; Ju HouBin; Wu XiuJuan; Tao TianGuSheng; Yu HuiRu; Li KaiHang; Lu Jun; Li ZengQiang; Zhu XiaoYing; Chen WeiFeng; Chang XiaoJing; Wu JiaWen; Zhao HongJin
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, Fuzhou, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, 2021, 37, 8, pp 757-762

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