IFAH – World Rabies Day: Disease knows no borders

On the 10th annual World Rabies Day, IFAH-Europe joins forces with the Global Alliance for Rabies Control to raise awareness on the need for continued rabies vaccination obligations in the EU and support for global eradication projects.

For many diseases such as rabies that threaten both animal and human health (zoonoses), animal medicine solutions already exist. In many cases also, the most effective and economically viable solution for protecting public health is via prevention of the disease in the animal. Despite this fact rabies remains endemic in Africa, Asia and parts of Latin America and is responsible for around 60,000 deaths per year.

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