Global Animal Health News

Palmer leads project seeking to eliminate rabies deaths

1889 Magazine - Dec 18, 2017
The Paul G. Allen School of Animal Health is fifteen years into a massive project to vaccinate dogs against rabies, a disease that kills thousands in Africa and Asia every year. The school does more than just the rabies elimination program—it has been working to decrease childhood stunting (in which a child is physically and cognitively stunted as a result of malnutrition) through livestock vaccinations, and has also studied how to cut antibiotic resistance in urban slums in Nairobi.

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