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WSU rabies vaccination teams reach one million dogs in East Africa
September 27, 2017

By Laura Lockard, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Felix Lankester giving vaccination to dogPULLMAN, Wash. – Working with African governments and building on international and local partnerships, Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health is developing the next strategies for the elimination of rabies as a human health threat.

Science: Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies
January 25, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Rabies vaccine work by professors Thumbi Mwangi and Felix Lankester to address the problem of infectious diseases crossing borders in Kenya, Tanzania and throughout Africa is part of a comprehensive article in the recent issue of Science magazine.

Rabies vaccine found effective even after warm storage
October 24, 2016

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

felix-lankester-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team determined rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs.

WSU part of WHO plan for eliminating human rabies
December 10, 2015

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By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is a vital link in the framework announced today for elimination of human rabies worldwide by 2030.

Rabies: Disease in the shadows recognized Sunday
September 25, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News 

dogPULLMAN, WASH. – It is a disease spread by a virus that strikes mostly in faraway places. Without quick treatment, an infection delivers agonizing symptoms leading to death.