World Rabies Day in the news

World Rabies Day is a truly global phenomenon. Below is a selection of links to news stories from various countries.


EDUCATE, VACCINATE, ELIMINATE: Achieving zero human deaths from dog- transmitted rabies by 2030, joint release by FAO, OIE and WHO

Eradicating rabies is a public health necessity, WVA and WMA Joint Press Release

On World Rabies Day, UN urges rabies control beyond human and animal health services, UN News Service

Rabies continues to kill despite effective animal & human rabies vaccines, Diva International

Can the world end rabies deaths by 2030?, BioMed Central

Neglect in the time of rabies,

Rabies control: going beyond human and animal health services




Health Report - World Rabies Day, TV2Africa


World #Rabies Day: Disease knows no borders, EU Reporter



Keeping Australia rabies-free, Farming Ahead


Nunavut stresses prevention on World Rabies Day, Sept. 28, Nunatsiaq Online

Low-cost rabies vaccination clinics offered on Oct. 1, Inside Belleville


Gambia launches free rabies vaccination campaign, Daily Observer

Gambia celebrates World Rabies Day, The Point


Onsy Nkrumah Wages War On Rabies, GhanaWeb


World Rabies Day: Vaccinate the stray dogs, don't kill them, say experts, Firstpost

Tibet Charity observes 10th World Rabies Day,The Tibet Post

Free Vaccination Camps Mark World Rabies Day, The Pioneer

Eliminating rabies in India through awareness, treatment and vaccination, World Health Organization

Call to combine ABC and vaccination to combat rabies, The Hindu

Panchkula MC to observe World Rabies Day today, Chandigarh Tribune

World Rabies Day: All about the deadly disease, India Today

Rabies widely prevalent in countries lacking veterinary systems, says WHO, International Business Times

India has all factors to make rabies elimination a success, DailyPost

Paws in good hands, The Hindu

KMC informs on ‘World Rabies Day’, Nagaland Post

World animal day-cum-rabies day, Nagaland Post


The fight against rabies: the Middle East needs to step up its game, The Lancet


‘Market Dog’ Rabies Threat - Officials Tackling Disease, Front Page Africa


County to vaccinate dogs on World Rabies Day, Hivisasa

Veterinary group starts anti-rabies campaign today, The Star


Recorded rabies cases 'only the tip of the iceberg', Myanmar Times

Nigeria: Review rabies vaccination law, NVMA tells LASG 


Immunize your dogs against rabies annually, Vanguard


World Rabies Day: 6,000 cases reported in Karachi every year, Geo News


Philippines: Vet office gives out free rabies vaccine

Philippine Information Agency

Rise in rabies cases prompts best stray contest, Manila Bulletin

Free Animal vaccination highlights World Rabies day, Philippine Information Agency

Maasin City sets to deworm, vaccinate dogs on World Rabies Day, Philippine Information Agency

PRPCC calls for cooperation of barangay officials in dog vaccination, Big News Network

Zamboanga City awards Best LGU Rabies Program Implementer, Sun Star Zamboanga

Tabuk City celebrates World Rabies Day, Sun.Star

South Africa: Sponsored rabies vaccination to take place in Bez Valley and Kensington

Joburg East Express

World Rabies Day, AllAfrica

Vaccination call to curb rabies deaths, IOL

Rabies can be prevented, South Coast Herald

World Rabies Day with AACL, Comaro Chronicle

Redhill resident to host rabies outreach programme, Northglen News


Vacunado el perro, se acabó la rabia, El País

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to eliminate rabies by 2020, Colombo Page


BVA joins campaign to end rabies by 2030,

World Rabies Day 2016: educate, vaccinate, eliminate, Veterinary Record

World Rabies Day - 28 September 2016, Health Protection Scotland


On World Rabies Day, DHEC provides tips on how to protect yourself, pet, WSPA

Rabies, The Bestial Virus, Discover

Wildlife management expert at SFA urges East Texans to vaccinate for rabies, NewsWest9

On World Rabies Day, AVMA provides tips to keep people, pets safe from deadly virus, PR Newswire

MSD Animal Health Demonstrates Commitment to Eliminate Rabies Worldwide with Donation of More Than Two Million Doses of Vaccine to Date, Business Wire

Merial® Asks Pet Owners: Is Rabies Lurking In Your Neighborhood?, PR Newswire

World Rabies Day highlights importance of prevention through vaccination, The News

Free Rabies Vaccinations Available In Buena Vista Township, WSGW

Orange County to host 2 low-cost rabies vaccination clinics, CBS North Carolina

World Rabies Day, The Manchester Journal

The Horse, Merck Partner for Rabies Education Week, The Horse

For Pet's Sake, Observer

Wildlife rabies vaccination project protects people and pets, Herald Chronicle 

New campaign encourages pet owners to vaccinate their pets against rabies, Woodstock Sentinel Review


Rabies and dog bite prevention, Zambia Daily Mail