Published in Vaccine Weekly, September 30th, 2009
Perhaps the oldest recognized infectious disease, and quite possibly the first known disease transmissible from animals to people, rabies in humans can be eliminated but still kills more than 55,000 people each year worldwide.
That's why veterinarians and public health officials are once again looking to World Rabies Day to help educate the public, and especially pet owners, about the dangers of the disease and the importance of vaccination.
"Vaccinating dogs and cats is the best way to protect pets and the public from contracting...
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