There is only a short window of opportunity to seek medical help before rabies becomes almost invariably fatal, but people wait an average of 10 days before seeking medical advice following exposure to potentially rabid animals overseas, according to new research being presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) […]Continue Reading ...
WHAT: A novel vaccine designed to protect people from both Lassa fever and rabies showed promise in preclinical testing, according to new research published in Nature Communications. The investigational vaccine, called LASSARAB, was developed and tested by scientists at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia; the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal; the University of California, […]Continue Reading ...
To successfully infect its host, the rabies virus must move from the nerve ending to the nerve cell body where it can replicate. In a study published July 20 in the journal PLoS Pathogens, researchers from Princeton University reveal that the rabies virus moves differently compared to other neuron-invading viruses and that its journey can […]Continue Reading ...
FDA Approves KedRAB [rabies immune globulin (Human)] for Publish-Publicity Prophylaxis of Rabies An infection Citadel Lee, NJ/Rehovot, Israel – August 25, 2017 – Kedrion Biopharma and Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: KMDA), two main human-derived protein therapeutics firms, nowadays introduced that KedRAB™ [rabies immune globulin (Human)] has gained U.S. Meals and Drug Management (FDA) popularity […]Continue Reading ...
Twenty-four hours after infecting nerve terminals, the rabies virus (red) reaches the cell bodies (green) of control neurons (left) but not neurons treated with emetine (right). Credit: MacGibeny et al., 2018. To successfully infect its host, the rabies virus must move from the nerve ending to the nerve cell body where it can replicate. In […]Continue Reading ...
April 25, 2018 The rabies virus wreaks havoc on the brain, triggering psychosis and death. To get where it needs to go, the virus must first trick the nervous system and cross the blood brain barrier — a process that makes it of interest in drug design. Now, scientists report in ACS Nano a way […]Continue Reading ...
Two Malaysian kids have died after contracting rabies, the rustic’s first such deaths in virtually twenty years, as government fight an extraordinary outbreak of the illness, officers stated Wednesday. A six-year-old woman and her four-year-old brother died Tuesday after turning into inflamed with the illness in a rural space at the Malaysian a part of […]Continue Reading ...
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