Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 22nd, 2006
According to a report from the United States, "Rabies has become a disease of increasing concern. One reason is that bat variant rabies is a more common cause of human disease, with one to two deaths per year in the United States. Bat bites are much more difficult to document than bites from larger animals."
"Deaths from rabies encephalitis have remained undiagnosed until postmortem examination," said David M. Kemp at the Medical College of Wisconsin. "Prophylaxis includes a series of 5 vaccinations during 28 days. Vaccine efficacy has been documented, even in young...
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