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.
Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health announces new director
Professor Tom Kawula will be the new director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University beginning Oct. 1.
Bacteria use traffic-cop-like mechanism to infect gut
A study has found that a cellular syringe-like device used to invade intestinal cells also acts as a traffic cop – directing bacteria where to go and thereby enabling them to efficiently carry out infection.
Rabies Just Can’t Get Any Respect
Last year, people watched with horror as Ebola ravaged West Africa and spread fear around the globe. Now it’s the turn of the upstart Zika virus to grab the headlines as an international health emergency.
Veterinary prof to lead wild sheep research endowment
Washington State University professor Thomas Besser was named the Rocky Crate D.V.M. and Wild Sheep Foundation Endowed Chair in Wild Sheep Disease Research.
There is a Rabies Vaccine But 59 Thousand People Still Die From It Every Year
After an international meeting of researchers, the World Health Organization is calling for renewed efforts in fighting a disease that kills one person every 10 minutes worldwide.
WSU Part of WHO Plan for Eliminating Human Rabies
The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is a vital link in the framework announced today for elimination of human rabies worldwide by 2030.