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Zombies—A Pop Culture Resource for Public Health Awareness
Reginald Tucker reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Another Dimension, Zombies—A Pop Culture Resource for Public Health Awareness. Created: 4/24/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 4/24/2013.
Terrestrial Rabies and Human Postexposure Prophylaxis, New York, USA
This podcast describes a 10-year study of the use of postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) for rabies in New York State. CDC's Dr. Brett Petersen discusses the prevalence of rabies in the United States and how the study lends support to recent changes in the recommended PEP protocol. Created: 3/15/2010 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 4/15/2010.
Rabies Elimination in Dogs in the United States
Rabies has been eliminated from dogs in the United States through efforts to promote annual vaccination, but it's still a problem in wildlife in the U.S. and in wild and domesticated animals abroad. In this podcast, CDC's Dr. Charles Rupprecht discusses a study which provides proof of the elimination of rabies in dogs and what this means for the average American. Created: 12/1/2008 by Emerging Infectious Diseases. Date Released: 12/1/2008.
Rabies and Risk to Travelers
Each year over 55,000 people die because of rabies, mostly from being bitten by rabid dogs. Over half of all rabies infections occur in children under the age of 15 who live in developing countries, but travelers are not immune. This podcast discusses some of the activities that put travelers at risk for rabies and describes ways to prevent infection. Created: 10/1/2007 by National Center for the Prevention, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID). Date Released: 10/5/2007.
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