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One Health Commission partners with the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) in its "End Rabies Now” campaign.

09/07/2016

Over 120 countries are still affected by canine rabies. It kills someone every 9 minutes, mostly ages <15 years. It doesn’t have to be this way. The world has the tools to End Rabies and protect both dogs and people.

These scientists are racing to prevent the next Ebola

07/06/2016

A black, cloud-like mass billows from a cave on a mountainside in Tao Pun, Thailand. The dark shape rises skyward, shifts, and pivots as the sun sets behind the golden spires of a nearby Buddhist monastery and the green rice fields of western Thailand.

It's not smoke emerging from the cave, but Thailand's largest bat colony, embarking on its nightly search for a tasty meal of insects. And just below the mouth of the cave is a team of Thai scientists, waiting to catch some of the bats as they depart.

A Kalamazoo County resident exposed to a bat is receiving treatment for rabies after the bat tested positive for the disease.

06/17/2016

A Kalamazoo County resident exposed to a bat is receiving treatment for rabies after the bat tested positive for the disease.

Play your Part in the Fight against Rabies - Access new tools from the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC)

06/03/2015

"This is an exciting partnership, aligning the small companion animal veterinary community with the major international organizations spearheading global rabies control programs.  More news of our joint plans to follow soon!

GARC offers free online education programs including the Rabies Educator Certificate (REC) aimed at anyone working in communities where rabies is prevalent.   If you work in rabies control, do check it out!"

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