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. Series Name: Travel Safe.
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