Rabies

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Suppamas Punchuey

Abstract

          Rabies is an animal to human transmission infectious disease that is almost always fatal but is a vaccine-preventable viral disease. Dogs are the main source of human rabies deaths, contributing up to 95% of all rabies transmissions to humans. Every year, more than 15 million people worldwide receive a post-bite vaccination to prevent hundreds of thousands of rabies deaths annually. WHO recommendations for rabies immunization the 2010 WHO position on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for rabies. In October 2017 the Strategic Advisory Group of Expert on immunization (SAGE) had update recommendations based on evidence and directed by public health need to decrease cost, dose, and time sparing, while assuring safety and clinical effective. WHO has goal to achieve “Zero human rabies deaths by 2030”.

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Punchuey S. Rabies. Kb. Med. J. [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 9 [cited 2024 Apr. 20];1(2):49-62. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/KBJ/article/view/248004
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