National Action Plan for dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030

What is the news? The Union Health Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Union Minister of Animal Husbandry has launched the “National Action Plan for Dog Mediated Rabies Elimination from India by 2030“. What is Rabies? Rabies is a zoonotic, viral disease. People are usually infected with rabies following a deep bite or scratch… Continue reading National Action Plan for dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030

Manufacturers told to rush rabies vaccines to areas facing shortage

News:National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has ordered the manufacturers to supply the anti-rabies vaccines where there is a shortage of these medicines. Facts: About Rabies: Rabies is caused by Ribonucleic Acid(RNA) virus that is present in the saliva of a rabid animal.It is transmitted following a bite of a rabid animal that leads to deposition… Continue reading Manufacturers told to rush rabies vaccines to areas facing shortage