Rabies Current Affairs, GK & News

National Action Plan for dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030 (NAPRE)

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya and Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala released the “National Action Plan for Dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030 (NAPRE)” on the occasion of “World Rabies Day” on September 28, 2021 Key Points This action plan was introduced as a roadmap to eliminate ..

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Goa: First Rabies-free state

Goa has become the first Rabies-free state of India. According to Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, state has not reported a single rabies case in last three years. Highlights Chief Minister highlighted; Goa has achieved 5,40,593 vaccinations against rabies in dogs. State has also educated nearly a lakh people about dog bite prevention and has set ..

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September 28: World Rabies Day

Every year, World Rabies Day is celebrated on September 28 by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control. The day is also celebrated by the World Health Organization and other international organizations. Background The day was endorsed by international organizations such as Pan American Health Organization, World Organization for Animal Health, WHO and the USA Centres ..

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Indigenously Developed ‘COVAXIN’ gets DCGI approval for Human Clinical Trials

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has given approval for Phase I and Phase II human clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine ‘COVAXIN’. In association with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV), COVAXIN is developed by Hyderabad based vaccine & bio-therapeutics manufacturer-Bharat Biotech.  At NIV Pune, the ..

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2019 edition of World Rabies Day (WRD)

The World Rabies Day (WRD) is celebrated annually on 28th of September  to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. The day also marks the anniversary of the of the death of  French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur , who developed the first rabies vaccine. The 2019 theme ..

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