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Almost all cases of human rabies result from dog bites, making the elimination of canine rabies a global priority. During recent decades, many countries in the Western Hemisphere have carried out large-scale dog vaccination campaigns, controlled their free-ranging dog populations and enforced...

Author(s)
Velasco-Villa, A.; Escobar, L. E.; Sanchez, A.; Shi Mang; Streicker, D. G.; Gallardo-Romero, N. F.; Vargas-Pino, F.; Gutierrez-Cedillo, V.; Damon, I.; Emerson, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Antiviral Research, 2017, 143, pp 1-12
Abstract

In order to investigate the serum antibody of canine RV and college students' cognition of rabies in Zunyi, RV antibody was detected in 422 serum samples of dogs in Zunyi using RV biotin double antigen sandwich ELISA kit, and network questionnaires about rabies knowledge among college students....

Author(s)
Dai Jun; Ma XiaoChun; Zhao YuYan; Qin TingYang; Xu Lei; Wang XiaoBing; Zhang ShiBin
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, Fuzhou, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Zoonoses, 2019, 35, 2, pp 168-172, 178
Abstract

Although dog vaccination has been demonstrated to reduce and eliminate rabies in humans, during meetings there are often calls for further pilot studies. The assembled data proves that a widespread approach is now required. While zoonotic rabies has a minimal presence in developed nations, it is...

Author(s)
Lavan, R. P.; King, A. I. M.; Sutton, D. J.; Tunceli, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2017, 35, 13, pp 1668-1674
Abstract

Sustained investments in dog rabies vaccination programs and increased access to postexposure prophylaxis have led to a substantial decrease in rabies deaths associated with dogs in the Western Hemisphere. Despite recent dog vaccination campaigns in Pedernales, Dominican Republic, three human ...

Author(s)
Adrien, J.; Georges, Y.; Augustin, P. D.; Monroe, B.; Andrew D. Gibson, M.; Fenelon, N.; Fleurinord, L.; Crowdis, K.; Mandra, A.; Joseph, H. C.; Etheart, M. D.; Wallace, R. M.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2019, 68, 32, pp 707-709
Abstract

Background: Rabies is a neglected disease despite being responsible for more human deaths than any other zoonosis. A lack of adequate human and dog surveillance, resulting in low prioritization, is often blamed for this paradox. Estimation methods are often employed to describe the rabies burden...

Author(s)
Wallace, R. M.; Mehal, J.; Nakazawa, Y.; Recuenco, S.; Bakamutumaho, B.; Osinubi, M.; Tugumizemu, V.; Blanton, J. D.; Gilbert, A.; Wamala, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2017, 6, 97, pp (1 June 2017)
Abstract

Problem: Urbanization, large dog populations and failed control efforts have contributed to continuing endemicity of dog-mediated rabies in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. Approach: From 2007 to 2014 we used a OneHealth approach to rabies prevention, involving both the human and animal health ...

Author(s)
LeRoux, K.; Stewart, D.; Perrett, K. D.; Nel, L. H.; Kessels, J. A.; Abela-Ridder, B.
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2018, 96, 5, pp 360-365
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Background: Rabies is a zoonotic viral disease that can occur in all warm-blooded animals, including humans. Vaccinating dogs can protect people from contracting rabies. Rabies is a public health threat in Rwanda, but the country does not have information on the epidemiology of rabies. The present...

Author(s)
Ntampaka, P.; Nyaga, P. N.; Niragire, F.; Gathumbi, J. K.; Tukei, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 8, pp e0210044
Abstract

An estimated 59 000 persons die annually of infection with the rabies virus worldwide, and dog bites are responsible for 95% of these deaths. Haiti has the highest rate of animal and human rabies in the Western Hemisphere. This study describes the status of animal welfare, animal vaccination, human ...

Author(s)
Schildecker, S.; Millien, M.; Blanton, J. D.; Boone, J.; Emery, A.; Ludder, F.; Fenelon, N.; Crowdis, K.; Destine, A.; Etheart, M.; Wallace, R. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 5, pp 1433-1442
AbstractFull Text

Rabies is an acute viral zoonotic disease of the central nervous system. The disease is recognized in all warm-blooded animals where it is known to cause fatal and irreversible encephalomyelitis leading to death. In this study, we carried out a cross sectional questionnaire-based survey to identify ...

Author(s)
Bolajoko, M. B.; Faramade, I.; Ibrahim, Y.; Watsamanda, N.
Publisher
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, Sokoto, Nigeria
Citation
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 17, 1, pp 82-85
Abstract

The global economic impact of canine rabies has been estimated by several studies. Asia bears a disproportionate burden of this zoonosis due to high levels of human deaths and rates of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), but low investment in preventative dog vaccination. The same factors that cause ...

Author(s)
Shwiff, S. A.; Brown, V. R.; Thu Trang Dao; Elser, J.; Hoang Xuan Trung; Nguyen Ngoc Tien; Nguyen Thi Huong; Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong; Riewpaiboon, A.; Ernst, K.; Shwiff, S.; Payne, D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 10, pp e0006866

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