Published in Lab Business Week, July 25th, 2004
"Rabies is a uniformly fatal viral encephalitis that causes 30,000 to 70,000 deaths worldwide each year. Prevention is the primary approach to the disease. In the United States, 25,000 to 40,000 people are treated annually for exposure to rabid or potentially rabid animals at a per-patient cost exceeding $1000," scientists in the United States report.
"Rabies is transmitted usually by saliva from infected animal bites," said Daniel G. Hankins and Julia A. Rosekrans at the Mayo Clinic. "However, recent findings that rabies...
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