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Vaccinating Dogs Most Cost-Effective Strategy To Prevent Human Rabies, WHO Says On World Rabies Day

U.N. News Centre: Rabies 100 percent preventable, U.N. health agency says on World Day
“…Vaccinating dogs is the most cost-effective strategy for preventing rabies in people, which leads to tens of thousands of deaths, mostly in Asia and Africa, according to the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). … WHO, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) are initiating an international conference on the global elimination of dog-mediated human rabies from 10 to 11 December 2015 in Geneva…” (9/28).

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