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Oral Vaccination of Dogs Against Rabies

Rabies is the oldest known infectious disease and has plagued humans for more than 4000 years. A global plan ‘Zero by 30’ to end human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030 was launched on 28th September 2018, World Rabies Day, by OIE, WHO, FAO and GARC (Global Alliance of Rabies Control). Here, Dr Ad Vos of IDT Biologika looks at the significance of this deadly disease and the potential of oral vaccination.