Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies
Untreated rabies is the deadliest of all diseases, fatal almost without exception.
Researchers develop novel wound healing technology
A Washington State University research team has successfully used a mild electric current to take on and beat drug-resistant bacterial infections, a technology that may eventually be used to treat chronic wound infections.
Four WSU faculty members elected to AAAS
Four Washington State University faculty have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Thermotolerant vaccines: A game changer?
The Serengeti Health Initiative (SHI) has been controlling rabies through the implementation of annual mass dog rabies vaccination campaigns in remote villages in northern Tanzania.
Rabies vaccine found effective even after warm storage
A Washington State University-led research team determined rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs.
WSU team offers rabies vaccines in East Africa
The Paul Allen School for Global Animal Health at WSU is working to eliminate canine rabies worldwide by vaccinating dogs in East Africa.
WSU Eliminate Rabies program reaches 50,000 dog vaccinations
More than 99 percent of the people infected with rabies get it from the bite of an unvaccinated dog.
Thrice bitten dog vet not shy to tame spread of rabies
He is quick to add that animals can act unpredictably and bites are not always provoked. However, an animal is more likely to bite if it is disturbed, feels threatened or gets overexcited.
Drug-resistant ‘superbug’ in U.S. is a wake-up call
Drug resistance usually emerges in parts of the world where antibiotic use in people and food animals is rampant, poorly regulated and largely untracked.
WSU vaccinates dogs to help eradicate rabies from Africa
More than 59,000 people still die from the terrifying disease, mostly in Africa and Asia, but vaccinating dogs can eliminate the threat.